The Abantu Book Festival 2019 has started its run for fundraising with its annual appeal for support from the abantu. The Abantu Book Festival in…View More Abantu Book Festival 2019 makes annual appeal for support.
Niq Mhlongo’s short story Nailed is set to make it on stage at the Market Theatre in Johannesburg, South Africa in February. Nailed is a…View More Niq Mhlongo’s “Nailed” for Market Theatre in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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
The Goethe-Institut announced the participants to take part in #AfroYoungAdult workshops in eight African cities in February 2019 on January 3, 2019. In September 2018,…View More Goethe Institut’s #AfroYoungAdult workshop participants announced.
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…View More Golden Baobab Prize 2018 shortlist announced; no official winner awarded.
The third edition of what is quickly becoming Southern Africa’s premier literary festival, the Abantu Book Festival 2018, was hosted in Soweto, South Africa from…View More A snapshot of the Abantu Book Festival 2018.
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…View More Golden Baobab Prize 2018 longlist announced.
The International African Women Writers’ Symposium 2018 is set to happen in venues in Johannesburg, South Africa from 29 November to 6 December. Among the…View More Leila Aboulela for International African Women Writers’ Symposium 2018.
The Re-Imagined Storytelling Festival 2018 will be hosted at the Alliance Française, Nairobi on December 15, 2018. In 2017 Positively African, a Nairobi based organization…View More Re-Imagined Storytelling Festival 2018 for Nairobi this December.
Sitawa Namwalie, Shan Bartley, and Yewande Omotoso were the final artists to feature at “Artistic Encounters” at the Goethe-Institut Kenya on Wednesday, November 21, 2018.…View More Sitawa Namwalie, Shan Bartley, Yewande Omotoso rock final Artistic Encounters.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is set to feature at the Abantu Book Festival 2018 on Friday, December 7. The Nigerian author will be in conversation with…View More Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie for Abantu Book Festival 2018.
Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀, Zinzi Clemmons, and Omar El Akkad are the three Africans on the Dublin International Literary Award 2019 longlist announced on November 19, 2018.…View More Three Africans on Dublin International Literary Award 2019 longlist.
Poetry Africa 2018 was hosted at venues in Durban, South Africa from October 15-20, 2018. Here is a snapshot of events that went down on…View More A snapshot of Poetry Africa 2018.
Koleka Putuma debut poetry collection Collective Amnesia is now available in Spanish. It was translated by Arrate Hidalgo & Lawrence Schimel and published by Flores…View More Koleka Putuma poetry collection “Collective Amnesia” now in Spanish.
Sitawa Nawalie, Yewande Omotoso, and Shan Bartley are set to feature at this month’s edition of the Artistic Encounters at Goethe Institut Nairobi on Wednesday,…View More Sitawa Nawalie, Yewande Omotoso, Shan Bartley for Artistic Encounters in November.