African Writers Trust workshop 2018

African Writers Trust workshop hosted in Kampala, Uganda.

The African Writers Trust hosted a mentoring and training workshop moderated by Ellah Wakatama Allfrey alongside Demere Kitunga and Catherine Mark. The workshop was hosted…

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Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2018 shortlist.

CODE Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2018 shortlist announced.

The CODE Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2018 shortlist was announced on August 2, 2018. The five in the running for the prize…

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Baletsi Tsatsi performs.

Sigana International Storytellers Festival 2018 kicks off.

The Sigana International Storytellers Festival 2018 kicked off with a session at the Kenya National Library Services in Buruburu, Nairobi on May 30, 2018. The…

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Dotti Rangimotto reads

The Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2017 reading

Mabati-Cornell Prize for African Literature 2017 winners Dotto Rangimotto and Ali Hilal Ali were hosted to a reading of their work at the University of…

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Mabati-Cornell Prize for African Literature 2017 winners feted

Mabati-Cornell Prize for African Literature 2017 winners Dotto Rangimotto and Ali Hilal Ali were the centre of attention of a cheque handing out ceremony at…

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Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature

Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2018 open for submissions

Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2018 is now open for submissions from Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, and Tanzania. The Burt Award for African Young…

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Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2017 All Stars Clockwise from top left: Nahida Esmail, William E. Mkufya, Ruby Yayra Goka, Elizabeth-Irene Baitie. Centre: Elshadai Tesfaye

Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2017 All Stars unveiled

The shortlist for the Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2017 All Stars has been unveiled. The Burt Award was started in Tanzania in…

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Rufaro Samanga

Koffi Addo Writivism Prize for Creative Non Fiction 2017 longlist announced

The Koffi Addo Writivism Prize for Creative Non Fiction 2017 longlist has been announced. Koffi Addo Writivism Prize for Creative Non Fiction was born last…

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Literary events across Africa for March 2017

A list of literary events happening across Africa in March 2017. March 3rd, 2017. Friday. Event: An evening with Amara Nicole Okolo Venue: Goethe Lagos…

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African Writers Trust (AWT) workshop participants announced

The African Writers Trust (AWT) has announced the writers who have qualified for the third Editorial and Publishing Training workshop take place in Kampala, Uganda…

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BN Poetry Award 2015 longlist unveiled

A few days ago I mentioned here that there is a poetry festival about to hit Kampala, Uganda in a few weeks. The festival, the…

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