Uganda Book Market May 26, 2018

Uganda Book Market rocks Kampala literary scene.

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…

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Warsan Shire headlines UK’s “Africa Writes” festival 2018.

Warsan Shire headlines UK’s “Africa Writes” festival 2018.

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…

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Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2018 shortlist

Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2018 shortlist announced.

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,…

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Berlin Writing in Immigration

African writers converge for Berlin’s first African Book Festival.

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.…

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Chinua Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart” at 60 celebrated.

Chinua Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart” at 60 celebration

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…

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Babishai Director, Beverley Nambozo Nsengiyunva, with Alfred Msadala, President of PEN Malawi and Susan Kiguli

Women’s Poetry Festival 2018 hosted in Blantyre, Malawi

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…

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Writers at the Festival Fim do Caminho 2017

African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2018

Here is a list of African literary festivals you can attend in 2018. 2017 promised and delivered to literary feast of festivals in all corners…

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Short Story Day Africa 2017 callout

Short Story Day Africa Prize 2017 longlist announced

The Short Story Africa Prize 2017 has announced the 21 Africans making the cut for one of the continent’s most respected literary prizes. Short Story…

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