South African Literary Awards 2017

South African Literary Awards 2018 winners announced.

The South African Literary Awards 2018 winners were announced at a ceremony in Johannesburg, South Africa on November 6, 2018. The South African Literary Awards…

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Morland Scholarship judges Muthoni Garland, Ellah Wakatama Allfrey, and Femi Terry

Morland Writing Scholarships 2018 shortlist announced.

The Morland Writing Scholarships 2018 shortlist has been announced today with twenty writers from ten African countries in the running. The Morland Writing Scholarship is…

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The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story! 2018 longlist announced.

The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story! 2018 longlist announced.

The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story! 2018 longlist was announced on October 25, 2018. The Short Story is Dead, Long Live…

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Abantu Book Festival 2018 artist line up unveiled.

Abantu Book Festival 2018 artist line up unveiled.

The Abantu Book Festival 2018 artist line up was announced on the event’s social media platforms on October 23, 2018. The festival now in its…

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Simone Haysom’s “The Last Words of Rowan Du Preez” set to make debut.

Simone Haysom’s “The Last Words of Rowan Du Preez” set to make debut.

Simone Haysom’s The Last Words of Rowan Du Preez: Murder and conspiracy on the Cape Flats is set to make its debut at the London…

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The University of Johannesburg Prize 2017 shortlist announced.

The University of Johannesburg Prize 2017 shortlist announced.

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,…

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Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Awards 2018 nominees announced.

Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Awards 2018 nominees announced.

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,…

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