Ugandan publishing house Sooo Many Stories has made a callout for children’s literature. The callout is only for those who come from Uganda. Sooo Many…View More Callout: Sooo Many Stories seeks your children’s literature (Uganda only)
Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi received her Windham-Campbell Prize 2018 cheque at Yale University, USA on September 12, 2018. The Windham-Campbell Prize, established in 2013 with a…View More Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi receives her Windham-Campbell Prize 2018.
Marial Awendit is the Babishai Poetry Prize 2018 winner for his poem 38 Photographs of Depression. The South Sudan national was announced the winner at…View More Marial Awendit is the Babishai Poetry Prize 2018 winner.
The Babishai Poetry Award 2018 longlist was announced on July 5th by judges Prof Remi Raj, Rehema Nanfuka, and Alfred Msadala. The longlist of 35,…View More Babishai Poetry Award 2018 longlist announced.
The Writivism Short Story Prize 2018 longlist was been announced on Tuesday, June 25, 2018. The longlist of ten features writers from Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya,…View More Writivism Short Story Prize 2018 longlist announced.
The Uganda Book Market, a new initiative bringing together the Ugandan publishing and reading community, is rocking the Kampala literary scene. The Uganda Book Market…View More Uganda Book Market rocks Kampala literary scene.
Poet Warsan Shire will headline the Africa Writes festival 2018 in London from Friday 29 June to Sunday 1 July 2018. The UK’s biggest annual…View More Warsan Shire headlines UK’s “Africa Writes” festival 2018.
The Babishai Poetry Prize 2018 judges announced on May 29, 2018 are Remi Raji, Alfred Msadala, and Rehema Nanfuka. The Babishai Poetry Prize was founded…View More Remi Raji, Alfred Msadala, Rehema Nanfuka are Babishai Poetry Prize 2018 judges.
The Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2018 shortlist has been announced. The Africa regional shortlist featured Harriet Anena, Fred Khumalo, Cheryl Ntumy, Michelle Sacks, Efua Traoré,…View More Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2018 shortlist announced.
Writers from across the African continent converged on Berlin for the first African Book Festival with Chris Abani as the headliner on April 26-28, 2018.…View More African writers converge for Berlin’s first African Book Festival.
Ugandan publisher and blog Sooo Many Stories have unveiled their new BookTube channel, on YouTube, they call #MeIRead. Sooo Many Stories was started as a…View More Sooo Many Stories give us new BookTube Channel #MeIRead
Chinua Achebe’s work Things Fall Apart at 60 was celebrated with readings by some of the most well-known African writers working today at the South…View More Chinua Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart” at 60 celebration
The Women’s Poetry Festival 2018, organised by PEN Malawi, was hosted in Blantyre from March 19-21, 2018. The festival was preceded by a workshop and…View More Women’s Poetry Festival 2018 hosted in Blantyre, Malawi
Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi alongside seven other writers, is the recipient of the Windham-Campbell Prize 2018. The prize worth $165,000 USD / £118,775 GBP to the…View More Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi wins Windham-Campbell Prize 2018
Ugandan Roland Byagaba will curate the Writivism Festival 2018 which is set to happen in Kampala, Uganda from August 17-19. This will be the sixth…View More Roland Byagaba set to curate Writivism Festival 2018