The Short Story Day Africa 2018 shortlist has been announced and features Agazit Abate, Michael Agugom, Michelle Angwenyi, Innocent Chizaram Ilo, Cherrie Kandie, Farai Mudzingwa,…View More Short Story Day Africa 2018 shortlist announced.
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.…View More African writers converge for Berlin’s first African Book Festival.
The cover for Panashe Chigumadzi’s second publication These Bones Will Rise Again from United Kingdom based publisher Indigo Press has been revealed. In October 2017,…View More Panashe Chigumadzi’s “These Bones Will Rise Again” cover revealed
Petina Gappah newest novel Out of Darkness, Shining Light will be making a landfall in the US market in 2019. This will be the Zimbabwe…View More New Petina Gappah novel “Out of Darkness, Shining Light” set for 2019
Novuyo Rosa Tshuma’s new book House of Stone is set to make its official appearance in June 7, 2018. This will be the Zimbabwean writer’s…View More Novuyo Rosa Tshuma new book “House of Stone” out in June
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…View More African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2018
The nine books on the longlist for the 9mobile Prize for Literature 2018, formerly the Etisalat Prize, have been announced. The 9mobile Prize for Literature…View More 9mobile Prize for Literature 2018 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…View More Short Story Day Africa Prize 2017 longlist announced
The wait is over as the winners of the Morland Writing Scholarships 2017 were announced on December 5, 2017. They are Alemseged Tesfai, Bryony Rheam,…View More Miles Morland Writing Scholarships 2017 winners announced
The Miles Morland Foundation has announced the shortlist of 21 names for the 2017 Morland Writing Scholarships. The Morland Writing Scholarship is an annual award…View More The Miles Morland Scholarship 2017 shortlist announced
The shortlist for “The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story!” competition has been announced. The Short Story is Dead, Long Live The…View More “The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story!” announces shortlist
Petina Gappah is one of the judges for the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award 2018. This prize is the richest prize in the world…View More Petina Gappah to judge Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award 2018
The Gweru International Book Festival 2017 is set for September 14-16, 2017. The theme for this year’s edition is, “Igniting the Power of Ideas whose…View More Zimbabwe’s Gweru International Book Festival 2017 for September
The University of Iowa has announced the next group of participants in the 2017 edition of its legendary writing residency. The University of Iowa International…View More Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, Panashe Chigumadzi for University of Iowa Writing Residency
The team organising The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story!, a short story competition open to all Africans, has announced its longlist…View More “The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story!” 2017 announces longlist