Awuor Onyango, Bongani Kona, Louise Umutoni, Caroline Numuhire, and Troy Onyango

Caine Prize workshop participants feature at #KigaliLit

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…

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Raïssa Kamaliza

Raïssa Kamaliza wins Huza Press Prize for Fiction 2016

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.…

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Imbolo Mbue

Umutoni, Mbue, Shire, Gyasi, Okorafor make OkayAfrica’s 100 Women list.

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…

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Literary events across Africa for March 2017

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…

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huza press shortlist 2016

Huza Press Prize for Fiction 2016 Shortlist unveiled

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…

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Scholastique Mukasonga makes International Dublin Literary Award 2016 shortlist

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…

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