Perpétue Miganda was the featured writer at the #KigaliLit event at the Innovation Village in Kigali, Rwanda. The event which was hosted on May 30,…View More Burundi writer Perpétue Miganda features at #KigaliLit.
Rwanda writer Karen Bugingo launched My Name is Life with a packed audience at the Alchemist Bar, Nairobi on May 5, 2018. This her debut…View More Karen Bugingo launches “My Name is Life” in Nairobi
The #KigaliLit session that happens regularly in Kigali, Rwanda this past month featured writers who had been attending the Caine Prize workshop in the East…View More Caine Prize workshop participants feature at #KigaliLit
The Hargeysa International Book Fair 2018 will hosted in Hargeysa, Somaliland with the theme “Wisdom” from July 21-26, 2018. This year partner country for the…View More Rwanda is Hargeysa International Book Fair 2018 country partner
Author Sarah Stricker was the guest at the second edition of KigaliLit at the Goethe-Institut Kigali on January 31, 2018. The German writer was moderated…View More Huza Press event KigaliLit rocks Rwanda’s literary scene
Rwandan publishing outfit Huza Press invites submissions of short fiction and nonfiction by Rwandan writers for a new imprint created in collaboration with Kwani Trust…View More Huza Press seeks submissions from Rwandans for new imprint
Scholastique Mukasonga book Cockroaches is a finalist for French-America Foundation Translation Prize 2017. It was translated from French into English by Jordan Stump and published…View More Scholastique Mukasonga is French-America Foundation Translation Prize 2017 finalist
Raïssa Kamaliza is the winner of the The Huza Press Prize for Fiction 2016 announced at a ceremony in Kigali, Rwanda on March 18, 2017.…View More Raïssa Kamaliza wins Huza Press Prize for Fiction 2016
Nnedi Okorafor, Louise Umutoni, Imbolo Mbue, Warsan Shire, Yaa Gyasi, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Okwiri Oduor made OkayAfrica’s 100 Women list. OkayAfrica is a popular…View More Umutoni, Mbue, Shire, Gyasi, Okorafor make OkayAfrica’s 100 Women list.
A list of literary events happening across Africa in March 2017. March 3rd, 2017. Friday. Event: An evening with Amara Nicole Okolo Venue: Goethe Lagos…View More Literary events across Africa for March 2017
The Huza Press Prize for Fiction 2016 shortlist was announced on February 28, 2017. The good people at Huza Press Prize for Fiction 2016 have…View More Huza Press Prize for Fiction 2016 Shortlist unveiled
Scholastique Mukasonga’s Cockroaches is the running for the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes 2017. The book has been translated into English from the French by…View More Scholastique Mukasonga makes Los Angeles Times Book Prizes 2017 shortlist
The Rwandan based Huza Press Prize for Fiction 2016 longlist has been announced with 20 writers making the cut. The prize is also supported by…View More Rwanda’s Huza Press Prize for Fiction 2016 longlist announced
Rwandans are called to make their fiction submissions for the Huza Press Prize for Fiction 2016. Huza Press a new outfit out of Rwanda announced…View More Huza Press Prize for Fiction 2016 calls for your submissions Rwandans
Scholastique Mukasonga has made the International Dublin Literary Award 2016 shortlist. Also on that list is A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James who won the…View More Scholastique Mukasonga makes International Dublin Literary Award 2016 shortlist