World Read Aloud Day 2019 was celebrated on February 1 in venues across Africa. World Read Aloud Day, an initiative that aims at ensuring that…View More World Read Aloud Day 2019 celebrated Across Africa on February 1.
The Uganda International Writers Conference 2019 is set to happen in Kampala, Uganda from May 15-17, 2019. The conference is organised by the African Writers…View More Uganda International Writers Conference 2019 for Kampala in May.
Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s Kintu and Novuyo Rosa Tshuma’s House of Stone are on the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards 2019 shortlist announced on January 11,…View More Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Novuyo Rosa Tshuma on Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards 2019 shortlist.
Covering the length and breadth of the continent, here is a list of African literary festivals you can attend in 2019. This list is regularly…View More African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2019
Ugandan publisher and literary advocacy organisation Sooo Many Stories has opened a children’s library in Bugolobi, Uganda. Sooo Many Stories was introduced to many followers…View More Sooo Many Stories opens Children’s Library in Uganda.
Prof Tanure Ojaide and Harriet Anena are the joint winners of the Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature 2018. The announcement was made at a ceremony…View More Prof Tanure Ojaide, Harriet Anena are joint Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature 2018 winners.
The Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature 2018 shortlist has been announced with Harriet Anena, Tanure Ojaide, and Servio Gbadamosi in the running. The Wole Soyinka…View More Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature 2018 shortlist announced.
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…View More African Writers Trust workshop hosted in Kampala, Uganda.
The Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature 2018 longlist has been announced with nine poets in the running. The Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature, worth US$10,000,…View More Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature 2018 longlist announced.
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.