Namwali Serpell’s debut novel The Old Drift, published by Penguin Random House, will be available for your reading pleasure on March 26, 2019. Namwali Serpell…View More Namwali Serpell’s “The Old Drift” to make March debut.
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
The Kalemba Short Story Prize 2019 submissions are being sought out in a new callout by the prize organisers. Only Zambia writers are eligible for…View More Callout: Kalemba Short Story Prize 2019 submissions (Zambia only).
Luka Mwango has passed on. The Zambian was a performance poet signed to Bittersweet Poetry Zambia, the author of Twisted and Perdition, and a novice…View More Zambian poet and writer Luka Mwango has passed on.
The Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction 2018 Shortlist was announced on July 21, 2018. Those in the running for the prize are Chisanga Mukuka…View More Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction 2018 Shortlist announced.
The Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction 2018 longlist has been announced. The Koffi Addo Writivism Prize for Creative Non Fiction Prize is named after…View More Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction 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.
Society of Authors’ Awards Shortlist 2018 features four African nationals. The four are Anietie Isong, Masande Ntshanga, Kayo Chingonyi, and Omar Robert Hamilton. The Society…View More Africans feature on UK Society of Authors’ Awards 2018 Shortlist.
The Zed Book Expo 2018 was hosted in Lusaka, Zambia with readings by Kafula Mwila and Luka Mwango featuring on May 26, 2018. The event…View More Zed Book Expo 2018 hosted in Lusaka, Zambia.
The Dylan Thomas Prize 2018 winner described as having an “original and distinctive voice” is Kayo Chingonyi. He goes home with the UK pounds 30,000…View More Kayo Chingonyi is Dylan Thomas Prize 2018 winner.
The Tell Your Own Story Literary Awards 2018 were hosted at the Lusaka University, Lusaka, Zambia on Saturday April 21, 2018. The Tell Your Own…View More Tell Your Own Story Literary Awards 2018 winners announced
Mali Kambandu is the Kalemba Short Story Prize 2018 winner for her short story The Hand To Hold. After a process that has been going…View More Mali Kambandu is Kalemba Short Story Prize 2018 winner
The writers in the running for the newest prize for Zambian writers, the Kalemba Short Story Prize 2018, have been announced. They are Chanda Chongo,…View More Kalemba Short Story Prize 2018 shortlist announced
Time of the Writer 2018 continued to dazzle residents of Durban, South Africa on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. The writers who featured in venues around…View More Lesego Rampolokeng, Luka Mwango star at Time of the Writer 2018
The Time of the Writer 2018 panels started at Tongaat Public Library and the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on March 13, 2018. Those who would kick…View More Time of the Writer 2018 panels kick off in Durban, South Africa