Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2019 shortlist announced.

The Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2019 shortlist has been announced today, April 10, 2019. The Commonwealth Short Story Prize is awarded annually for the best…

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Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for Africa Prize 2018

Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2018 winners celebrated.

Tanzania’s Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan was the guest of honour as the Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2018 winners Zainab Alwi Baharoon and…

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Ali Hilal Ali’s “Meza Riwaya” out in time for Mabati Cornell Prize 2018 ceremony.

Ali Hilal Ali’s “Mmeza Riwaya” out in time for Mabati Cornell Prize 2018 ceremony.

Ali Hilal Ali’s Mabati Cornell Prize 2017 award-winning novel Mmeza Riwaya is now available for your reading pleasure in time for Mabati Cornell Prize 2018…

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Zainab Alwi Baharoon, Jacob Ngumbau Julius are Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize 2018 winners

Zainab Alwi Baharoon, Jacob Ngumbau Julius are Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize 2018 winners

The Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize 2018 winners have been announced by the board chair, Abdilatif Abdalla today January 23, 2019. The two are Zainab Alwi…

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Goethe-Institut presents #AFROYOUNGADULT: A talent-search for Young Adult Fiction from Africa

Meet the facilitators for the Goethe Institut’s #AfroYoungAdult workshops.

The team running the Goethe sponsored #AfroYoungAdult project have announced the facilitators for the workshops to be conducted across eight African cities. In September 2018,…

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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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