Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s short story collection Manchester Happened is on the longlist for the Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2020 announced on July 8, 2020.…View More Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi on Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2020 longlist.
Colson Whitehead’s The Nickel Boys was announced the winner of the Orwell Prize for Political Fiction 2020 earlier today, July 9, 2020. The Orwell Prizes,…View More Colson Whitehead wins Orwell Prize for Political Fiction 2020.
Linton Kwesi Johnson has been awarded the PEN Pinter Prize 2020 today, July 7, 2020. He will receive the award in a digital ceremony co-hosted…View More Linton Kwesi Johnson awarded PEN Pinter Prize 2020.
Derek Owusu’s That Reminds Me was announced the winner of the Desmond Elliott Prize 2020 on July 2, 2020. The Desmond Elliott Prize is awarded…View More Derek Owusu is Desmond Elliott Prize 2020 winner.
Bernardine Evaristo, Candice Carty-Williams, and Oyinkan Braithwaite were among the winners at the British Book Awards 2020 announced on June 29, 2020. The British Book…View More British Book Awards 2020 winners announced.
Colson Whitehead and Bernardine Evaristo are on the shortlist of the Orwell Prize 2020 announced on June 25, 2019. The Orwell Prizes, named in honour…View More Colson Whitehead, Bernardine Evaristo on Orwell Prize 2020 shortlist.
Helon Habila’s Travellers and Saidiya Hartman’s Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: Intimate Histories of Social Upheaval are on the shortlists for the James Tait Black Memorial…View More Helon Habila, Saidiya Hartman on James Tait Black Memorial Prize 2020 shortlists.
Kei Miller, Okechukwu Nzelu are on the longlists for the Polari First Book Prize 2020 and Polari Prize 2020 announced on June 23, 2020. The…View More Kei Miller, Okechukwu Nzelu on Polari Prize 2020 longlists.
Kadish Morris, Amina Jama, Okechukwu Nzelu, and Inua Ellams have been recognised at the Society of Authors’ Awards 2020 announced today, June 18, 2020. The…View More Society of Authors’ Awards 2020 winners announced.
Tade Thompson’s Rosewater is on the shortlist of the Prix Utopiales 2020 announced on June 16, 2020. The Prix Utopiales is a literary prize handed…View More Tade Thompson’s Rosewater on Prix Utopiales 2020 shortlist.
Malika Booker and Rachel Long are on the shortlists for the Forward Prizes for Poetry 2020 announced on June 10, 2020. The Forward Prizes for…View More Malika Booker, Rachel Long on Forward Prizes for Poetry 2020 shortlists.
Angela Makholwa and Candice Carty-Williams are on the Comedy Women in Print Prize 2020 shortlist announced today, June 8, 2020. The Comedy Women in Print…View More Angela Makholwa, Candice Carty-Williams on Comedy Women in Print Prize 2020 shortlist.
Abi Daré, Okechukwu Nzelu, and Derek Owusu are on the shortlist for the Desmond Elliott Prize 2020 revealed on June 2, 2020. The Desmond Elliott…View More Desmond Elliott Prize 2020 shortlist revealed.
Nnedi Okorafor, Tade Thompson, Akwaeke Emezi, Tochi Onyebuchi, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and Marlon James are finalists in the Locus Awards 2020 announced on May 29, 2020.…View More Locus Awards 2020 finalists announced.
Johny Pitts’ book Afropean: Notes from Black Europe was announced the winner of the Jhalak Prize 2020 on May 26, 2020. The Jhalak Prize for…View More Johny Pitts’ “Afropean: Notes from Black Europe” wins UK’s Jhalak Prize 2020.