The inaugural Gaborone Book Fair 2018 line-up has been unveiled with the festival set to rock Botswana from September 21-22. The guests include the Nigerian…View More Lola Shoneyin on Gaborone Book Fair 2018 line-up.
The University of Johannesburg Prize 2017 shortlist was announced on September 11, 2018. Those in the running for the prize include Fred Khumalo, Lesego Rampolokeng,…View More The University of Johannesburg Prize 2017 shortlist announced.
Nozizwe Cynthia Jele is a Mbokodo Awards 2018 winner. The South African novelist won in the literature category of the Southern African prize celebrating women…View More Nozizwe Cynthia Jele is Mbokodo Awards 2018 winner.
Niq Mhlongo and Nick Ndeda were the starring attractions at the latest edition of Goethe-Institut hosted Artistic Encounters. The event which was moderated by Zukiswa…View More Niq Mhlongo and Nick Ndeda rock the Goethe’s Artistic Encounters.
South African author Niq Mhlongo and Kenyan actor Nick Ndeda are the feature acts at Goethe-Institut Kenya’s Artistic Encounters on July 12, 2018. Artistic Encounters…View More Niq Mhlongo, Nick Ndeda for Goethe’s Artistic Encounters.
The Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Awards 2018 nominees have been announced and feature writers and poets with African roots. They include Lesley Nneka Arimah, Peter Kimani,…View More Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Awards 2018 nominees announced.
The Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction 2018 longlist has been announced. The Koffi Addo Writivism Prize for Creative Non Fiction Prize is named after…View More Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction 2018 longlist announced.
The Writivism Short Story Prize 2018 longlist was been announced on Tuesday, June 25, 2018. The longlist of ten features writers from Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya,…View More Writivism Short Story Prize 2018 longlist announced.
The Sunday Times Literary Awards 2018 winners Bongani Ngqulunga and Harry Kalmer were announced at a ceremony in Johannesburg, South Africa on June 23, 2018.…View More Bongani Ngqulunga, Harry Kalmer are Sunday Times Literary Awards 2018 winners.
Tochukwu Emmanuel Okafor is the Short Story Day Africa Prize 2017 winner for his story All Our Lives. Agazit Abate and Michael Yee came second…View More Tochukwu Emmanuel Okafor is Short Story Day Africa Prize 2017 winner.
Authors from all over the continent will be converging on Cape Town, South African for the Open Book Festival 2018 which happens in September 5-9,…View More Open Book Festival 2018 set for Cape Town in September.
Sol Plaatje: A Life Of Solomon Tshekisho Plaatje 1876 – 1932 by Brian Willan is sent to launch at the Sol Plaatje University, Kimberley, South…View More 700 page Sol Plaatje biography to launch at Sol Plaatje University.
Society of Authors’ Awards Shortlist 2018 features four African nationals. The four are Anietie Isong, Masande Ntshanga, Kayo Chingonyi, and Omar Robert Hamilton. The Society…View More Africans feature on UK Society of Authors’ Awards 2018 Shortlist.
Poet Warsan Shire will headline the Africa Writes festival 2018 in London from Friday 29 June to Sunday 1 July 2018. The UK’s biggest annual…View More Warsan Shire headlines UK’s “Africa Writes” festival 2018.
Lerato Mogoatlhe’s travel memoir Vagabond is set to hit your bookshelves in September 2018. The book is published by Blackbird Books. Lerato Mogoatlhe is a…View More Lerato Mogoatlhe travel memoir “Vagabond” out in September 2018.