The writers who will feature in the AfroYoungAdult Anthology project by Goethe Institut were announced on March 1, 2019. In September 2018, the Goethe-Institut invited…View More Goethe Institut’s AfroYoungAdult Anthology writers announced.
Ngozi Ukazu and Tomi Adeyemi are finalists for the William C. Morris Award 2019. The William C. Morris Young Adult Debut Award, first given in…View More Ngozi Ukazu, Tomi Adeyemi are Morris Award 2019 finalists.
The Goethe-Institut announced the participants to take part in #AfroYoungAdult workshops in eight African cities in February 2019 on January 3, 2019. In September 2018,…View More Goethe Institut’s #AfroYoungAdult workshop participants announced.
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,…View More Meet the facilitators for the Goethe Institut’s #AfroYoungAdult workshops.
Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani was announced the Raven Award 2018 winner for her young adult novel Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree on December 5, 2018. The…View More Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani is US’s Raven Award 2018 winner.
Tomi Adeyemi is on the Kirkus Prize 2018 shortlist in the Young Adult category for her novel Children of Blood and Bone. The announcement was…View More Tomi Adeyemi makes Kirkus Prize 2018 shortlist.
Kinyanjui Kombani’s Burt Award winning novel Finding Colombia launched on the side lines of the Nairobi International Book Fair 2018 at the Sarit Centre, Nairobi…View More Kinyanjui Kombani’s “Finding Colombia” launches in Nairobi. #NIBF2018
Muthoni wa Gichuru was announced as the CODE Burt Prize for African Young Adult Literature Kenya 2018 winner at a ceremony at the Crowne Plaza,…View More Muthoni wa Gichuru is CODE Burt Prize for African Young Adult Literature Kenya 2018 winner.
Kinyanjui Kombani is the CODE Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2018 winner for his work Finding Colombia. Kinyanjui received a cash prize of…View More Kinyanjui Kombani is CODE Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2018 winner.
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…View More CODE Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2018 shortlist announced.
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…View More Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2018 open for submissions
Cassava Republic Press has revealed the cover for the African and European edition of Sunny and the Mysteries of Osisi by award-winning fantasy writer Nnedi Okorafor, the sequel to What…View More Nnedi Okorafor’s “Sunny and the Mysteries of Osisi” cover revealed
Elshadai Tesfaye is the winner of the Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature All-Stars 2017. The announcement was made at a ceremony at the…View More Elshadai Tesfaye wins Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature All-Stars 2017
The shortlists for this year’s edition of the Text Book Centre Jomo Kenyatta Prize for Literature 2017 have been announced. The Text Book Centre Jomo…View More Text Book Centre Jomo Kenyatta Prize for Literature 2017 shortlists announced
The International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) Africa Region Conference will happen in Kampala, Uganda from 22nd -24th August 2017. The conference theme…View More The IBBY Africa Region Conference set for Kampala in August 2017