Lambda Literary Awards

Three African books are Lambda Literary Awards 2019 finalists.

Uzodinma Iweala, Trifonia Melibea Obono, and The Gerald Kraak Award Anthology are Lambda Literary Awards 2019 finalists. The Lambda Literary Awards, or the “Lammys,” as…

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Time of the Writer 2019

South Africa’s Time of the Writer 2019 guest list unveiled.

The guest list for the Time of the Writer 2019, running from March 12-16 in Durban, South Africa has been announced. The Time of the…

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Thomas Mofolo

Thomas Mofolo Prize for Outstanding Sesotho Fiction launched in South Africa.

The Thomas Mofolo Prize for Outstanding Sesotho Fiction was launched by South Africa’s Geko Publishing on February 6, 2019. Thomas Mokopu Mofolo, born on 22…

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A snapshot of Poetry Africa 2018.

African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2019

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…

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Golden Baobab Prize 2018 shortlist .

Golden Baobab Prize 2018 shortlist announced; no official winner awarded.

The Golden Baobab Prize 2018 shortlist was announced on December 16, 2018. No finalist will be awarded this year. The Golden Baobab Prize, established in…

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Golden Baobab Prize 2018 longlist announced.

Golden Baobab Prize 2018 longlist announced.

The Golden Baobab Prize 2018 longlist has been announced today on December 7, 2018. The longlist features twelve African children’s authors and illustrators from six…

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