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.
This Mournable Body is the third in the Tsitsi Dangarembga trilogy that started off with Nervous Conditions and was followed on by The Book of…View More “This Mournable Body” completes Tsitsi Dangarembga trilogy.
Novuyo Rosa Tshuma is one of the brightest names in African writing right now. The native of Zimbabwe who has lived in South Africa and…View More Novuyo Rosa Tshuma’s complaint about Public Slander by Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire.
Africans have featured strongly on the BBC International Radio Playwriting Competition 2018 shortlist that was announced on June 12. The five are Iz Mazano, Bode…View More BBC International Radio Playwriting Competition 2018 shortlist announced.
The brilliance of Prudence Katomeni and Adipo Sidang’ was on display when they performed at the Goethe-Institut Nairobi’s Artistic Encounters on June 14, 2018. The…View More Prudence Katomeni and Adipo Sidang’ brilliance at Artistic Encounters
Prudence Katomeni and Adipo Sidang’ are the featured artists at the Goethe-Insititut Nairobi’s Artistic Encounters in June 14, 2018. They will be moderated by Zukiswa…View More Prudence Katomeni, Adipo Sidang’ for Artistic Encounters in June, 2018.
Poet Warsan Shire will headline the Africa Writes festival 2018 in London from Friday 29 June to Sunday 1 July 2018. The UK’s biggest annual…View More Warsan Shire headlines UK’s “Africa Writes” festival 2018.
A call for submissions for the Zimbolicious Anthology, Volume 3: An Anthology of Zimbabwean Literature and Arts has been made by Tendai R Mwanaka. Your…View More Tendai R Mwanaka call out for Zimbolicious Anthology Volume 3 (Zimbabwe only).
Fiction writer Nathaniel Z. Mpofu, nonfiction writer Pofela Ndzozi and poet ASA won big at the Bulawayo Arts Awards 2018. The Awards were given at…View More Nathaniel Z. Mpofu, ASA, Pofela Ndzozi win at Bulawayo Arts Awards 2018.
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 2017 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