Brunel International African Poetry Prize 2017 shortlist announced

Brunel International African Poetry Prize 2017 shortlist announced

Ten poets have made the Brunel International African Poetry Prize 2017 shortlist announced today. The Brunel International African Poetry Prize launched in 2012 is a…

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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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Okey Ndibe presents Ngugi Wa Thiong'o

African literary festivals you can attend in 2017

Here is a list of African literary festivals you can attend in 2017. 2016 promised and delivered to literary feast of festivals in all corners…

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Tope Folarin

Tope Folarin makes Caine Prize 2016 shortlist (We need new Caines)

Caine Prize winner 2013 Tope Folarin made the Caine Prize 2016 shortlist that was announced earlier today. The Caine Prize shortlist 2016 was announced today…

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Atukwei Okai

Hargeysa International Book Fair 2016: Ghana and Leadership

The 9th Hargeysa International Book Fair is set to happen in Hargeysa, Somaliland from 23 to 28 July. The festival theme for this year is Leadership…

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African literary festivals you can attend in 2016

What a year 2015 was where African literary festivals were concerned. A record number showcased some of the coolest people and their writing in various…

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African Writers Trust (AWT) workshop participants announced

The African Writers Trust (AWT) has announced the writers who have qualified for the third Editorial and Publishing Training workshop take place in Kampala, Uganda…

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Inaugural Mogadishu International Book Fair for next week

The 1st ever Mogadishu International Book Fair bringing together guests from within Somalia and all around the world to Somalia’s capital will happen next week…

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Hargeysa International Book Fair: Day 5 images and videos

Here are some images and video from day five of the Haregysa International Book Fair 2015 taken by my trusty camera phone. Yusuf Serunkuma moderates…

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