Submissions are sought for women writers by the Puntland Women’s Writers Association and the African Women’s Development Fund’s African Women’s Writers Workshop 2019. There are…View More Submissions sought by Puntland Women’s Writers Association, African Women’s Writers Workshop.
Hassan Ghedi Santur’s second novel The Youth of God, published by Mawenzi House Publishers, is out on June 1, 2019. Hassan Ghedi Santur, who emigrated…View More Hassan Ghedi Santur’s “The Youth of God” out on June 1.
Nuruddin Farah’s North of Dawn is launching in Cape Town, South Africa on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Nuruddin Farah, one of the most respected names…View More Nuruddin Farah’s “North of Dawn” to launch in Cape Town on April 24.
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
Egypt is the guest country for the Hargeysa International Book Fair 2019 to be held in Hargeysa, Somaliland from July 20 – 25, 2019. The…View More Egypt is Hargeysa International Book Fair 2019 guest country.
Ladan Osman’s poetry collection Exiles of Eden is set to be unveiled on May 7, 2019. Poet and essayist Ladan Osman first came to the…View More Ladan Osman poetry collection “Exiles of Eden” out on May 7.
Covering the length and breadth of the continent, here is a list of African literary festivals you can attend in 2019. This list is regularly…View More African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2019
Leyla Hussein is on the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2019 judging panel announced on November 15, 2018. The Women’s Prize for Fiction is one of…View More Leyla Hussein is Women’s Prize for Fiction 2019 judge.
The Morland Writing Scholarships 2018 shortlist has been announced today with twenty writers from ten African countries in the running. The Morland Writing Scholarship is…View More Morland Writing Scholarships 2018 shortlist announced.
The Ake Festival 2018 in Lagos, Nigeria from October 25 – 27 will feature a battery of guests from across the African world of books…View More Nuruddin Farah leads star studded guest list for Ake Festival 2018.
“Rights in African Languages: Promoting networks and exchanges to facilitating trade” was a topic of discussion at the African pavilion at the Frankfurt Book Fair…View More Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: Rights in African Languages. #FBF18
The UK’s Royal Society of Literature has selected its 40 Fellows under the age of 40 with a strong contingent of writers with African roots.…View More Africans on UK’s Royal Society of Literature Under 40 Fellows.
Momtaza Mehri, Theresa Lola, and Hiwot Adilow are the joint Brunel African Poetry Prize 2018 winners. The three share the 3,000 UK pounds prize money.…View More Momtaza Mehri, Theresa Lola, Hiwot Adilow are Brunel African Poetry Prize 2018 winners.
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
The Brunel African Poetry Prize 2018 shortlist was announced on March 12, 2018 with eight poets making the cut from the hundreds submitted. The Brunel…View More Eight poets make Brunel African Poetry Prize 2018 shortlist