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…View More South African Literary Awards 2018 winners announced.
Wally Mongane Serote has been announced as the new South African Poet Laureate taking over a role that was previously filled by the late Keorapetse…View More Wally Mongane Serote is South African Poet Laureate.
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…View More Morland Writing Scholarships 2018 shortlist 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…View More The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story! 2018 longlist announced.
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…View More Abantu Book Festival 2018 artist line up unveiled.
The Rutanang Book Fair 2018 will be hosted at the Govan Mbeki Hall in Tlokwe, South Africa on 27 October. The event theme is “we…View More Rutanang Book Fair 2018 wraps up October in South Africa.
Sihle Khumalo’s fourth book Rainbow Nation My Zulu Arse is here. Let us rejoice and be glad in it. We were introduced to Sihle Khumalo’s…View More Sihle Khumalo’s “Rainbow Nation My Zulu Arse” is here!
The South African Literary Awards 2018 shortlistees were announced on September 28, 2018. The South African Literary Awards popularly referred to as the SALAs, started…View More South African Literary Awards 2018 shortlistees announced.
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…View More Simone Haysom’s “The Last Words of Rowan Du Preez” set to make debut.
The inaugural Gaborone Book Festival 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 Festival 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.