Leila Aboulela

Leila Aboulela for International African Women Writers’ Symposium 2018.

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…

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Reimagined storytelling festival 2018

Re-Imagined Storytelling Festival 2018 for Nairobi this December.

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…

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Shan Bartley, Yewande Omotoso, Zukiswa Wanner, and Sitawa Namwalie. Photo/Julian Manjahi, Goethe Institut.

Sitawa Namwalie, Shan Bartley, Yewande Omotoso rock final Artistic Encounters.

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.…

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Three Africans on Dublin International Literary Award 2019 longlist.

Three Africans on Dublin International Literary Award 2019 longlist.

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.…

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A snapshot of Poetry Africa 2018.

A snapshot of Poetry Africa 2018.

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…

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Sitawa Nawalie, Yewande Omotoso, Shan Bartley for Artistic Encounters in November.

Sitawa Nawalie, Yewande Omotoso, Shan Bartley for Artistic Encounters in November.

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,…

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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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