The Kwani Open Mic dedicated to Binyavanga Wainaina was hosted at the Kenya National Theatre in Nairobi on May 28, 2019. For many people around…View More Kwani Open Mic dedicated to Binyavanga Wainaina hosted in Nairobi.
Koleka Putuma is the winner of the Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry 2018 for her collection Collective Amnesia in an announcement made on May…View More Koleka Putuma is Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry 2018 winner.
Nadra Mabrouk and Jamila Osman are the joint winners of the Brunel International African Poetry Prize 2019 in an announcement made on May 30, 2019.…View More Nadra Mabrouk, Jamila Osman win Brunel International African Poetry Prize 2019.
Dami Ajayi, Nick Makoha, and Koleka Putuma are the finalists of the Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry 2018 announced on May 24, 2019. The…View More Dami Ajayi, Nick Makoha, Koleka Putuma are Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry 2018 finalists.
Submissions from Nigerian writers for Sevhage Literary Prizes 2019 are currently being sought. The Sevhage Literary Prizes are an award from Nigerian organisations Sevhage Publishers…View More Submissions for Sevhage Literary Prizes 2019 sought (Nigeria only)
Titilope Sonuga’s poetry collection This Is How We Disappear was published by Write Bloody North on April 26, 2019. Titilope Sonuga is an award-winning poet,…View More Titilope Sonuga’s “This Is How We Disappear” now available.
The Niyi Osundare International Poetry Festival 2019 will be hosted at the University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State on July 15 to 17, 2019.…View More Niyi Osundare International Poetry Festival 2019 for July.
Submissions are being sought for a Boston Review competition that will be judged by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor and Ladan Osman. Boston Review is a quarterly…View More Submissions for Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, Ladan Osman judged Boston Review competition sought.
Chris Adwar and Kagayi Ngobi were the featured guests at Goethe Kenya’s Artistic Encounters on April 24, 2019. In Artistic Encounters, two artists of different…View More Chris Adwar, Kagayi Ngobi’s day at Goethe Kenya’s Artistic Encounters.
Kagayi Peter and Chris Adwar will be the featured artists at the Artistic Encounters series at the Goethe Institut in Nairobi on April 24, 2019.…View More Kagayi Peter, Chris Adwar for Goethe’s Artistic Encounters on April 24.
The Babishai Niwe Foundation celebrated their tenth anniversary starting on World Poetry Day 2019 on March 21, 2019. The team led by founder Beverley Nambozo…View More Lillian Akampurira Aujo on Babishai Foundation 10th year celebration.
Nick Makoha is on the judging panel for the T.S. Eliot Prize 2019 announced on April 9, 2019. T.S. Eliot, full name Thomas Stearns Eliot,…View More Nick Makoha on team to judge T.S. Eliot Prize 2019.
The shortlists for the Gerald Kraak Prize 2019 were announced on April 3, 2019. Gerald Kraak was a South African writer, grant-maker, film-maker, and human…View More Gerald Kraak Prize 2019 shortlists announced.
Ten poets from across Africa feature on the Brunel International African Poetry Prize 2019 shortlist announced on March 25, 2019. The Brunel International African Poetry…View More Brunel International African Poetry Prize 2019 shortlist announced
The Babishai Niwe Foundation is set to celebrate its tenth anniversary on World Poetry Day 2019 which is March 21, 2019. Ten years ago, Ugandan…View More Babishai to celebrate 10th anniversary on World Poetry Day 2019.