The Short Story Day Africa 2018 shortlist has been announced and features Agazit Abate, Michael Agugom, Michelle Angwenyi, Innocent Chizaram Ilo, Cherrie Kandie, Farai Mudzingwa,…View More Short Story Day Africa 2018 shortlist announced.
The Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2018 shortlist has been announced. The Africa regional shortlist featured Harriet Anena, Fred Khumalo, Cheryl Ntumy, Michelle Sacks, Efua Traoré,…View More Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2018 shortlist announced.
Judge Bernard Ngoepe gave the annual Robert Sobukwe Lecture 2018 at Sol Plaatje University on May 10, 2018. Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe was a prominent South…View More Judge Bernard Ngoepe gives Robert Sobukwe Lecture 2018 at Sol Plaatje University.
Biyi Bandele, Mona Eltahawy, Noo Saro-Wiwa, and Sisonke Msimang are the Bellagio Residency Scholars 2018. The Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center Residency Program offers academics, artists,…View More Bandele, Eltahawy, Saro-Wiwa, Msimang are Bellagio Residency Scholars 2018.
Born for Greatness: Biography of Frank Leepa is the biography of South African music legend Frank Leepa. Written by Mpho A. Leepa and published by…View More Mpho A. Leepa’s biography of South African music legend Frank Leepa is coming.
The Caine Prize for African Writing 2018 shortlist has been announced. The writers in the running for one of the continents most coveted prizes are…View More Caine Prize for African Writing 2018 shortlist announced.
The Sunday Times Literary Awards 2018 shortlists were announced at a ceremony in Parkview, Johannesburg on May 12, 2018. The Sunday Times Literary Prize is…View More The Sunday Times Literary Awards 2018 shortlists announced.
Ghanaian writer, Portia Dery is the Africana Book Award 2018 winner for Grandma’s List. The book was illustrated by South African artist Toby Newsome. The…View More Portia Dery is Africana Book Award 2018 winner for Grandma’s List.
Writers from across the African continent converged on Berlin for the first African Book Festival with Chris Abani as the headliner on April 26-28, 2018.…View More African writers converge for Berlin’s first African Book Festival.
Protests at the South African North West Province have led to the cancellation of the Rutanang Book Fair 2018. South Africa’s North West province with…View More South African protests lead to Rutanang Book Fair 2018 cancellation.
Kopano Matlwa’s latest novel is available in the US under the name Evening Primrose with Quercus as the publisher. The book was first published as…View More Kopano Matlwa stays winning with “Evening Primrose.”
The Nommo Awards 2018 shortlists for the best novel, novella, short story and graphic novel by an African this year have been announced. The Nommo…View More African Speculative Fiction Society’s Nommo Awards 2018 shortlists announced
The Rutanang Book Fair 2018 artists to feature at this year’s edition, its third iteration, have been announced by fair organisers. This year’s theme is…View More Rutanang Book Fair 2018 artists and theme announced
South African Masande Ntshanga is on the Saboteur Awards 2018 shortlist for his debut novel The Reactive. The book was published by Jacaranda Books. UK…View More Masande Ntshanga makes Saboteur Awards 2018 shortlist
Yewande Omotoso’s novel The Woman Next Door has made the Dublin Literary Award 2018 shortlist announced on April 5, 2018. The International Dublin Literary Award,…View More Yewande Omotoso makes Dublin Literary Award 2018 shortlist