Zimbabwe author and poet Charles Mungoshi has died at the age of 71 in a hospital in Harare today February 16, 2019. Charles Mungoshi writing…View More Zimbabwe author and poet Charles Mungoshi has passed on.
The Swansea University International Dylan Thomas Prize 2019 longlist was announced today on January 31, 2019. On the list is Novuyo Rosa Tshuma for her…View More Novuyo Rosa Tshuma makes Dylan Thomas Prize 2019 longlist.
Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s Kintu and Novuyo Rosa Tshuma’s House of Stone are on the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards 2019 shortlist announced on January 11,…View More Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Novuyo Rosa Tshuma on Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards 2019 shortlist.
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 Golden Baobab Prize 2018 shortlist was announced on December 16, 2018. No finalist will be awarded this year. The Golden Baobab Prize, established in…View More Golden Baobab Prize 2018 shortlist announced; no official winner awarded.
The Morland Writing Scholars 2018 have been announced today, Tuesday, November 27, 2018. The four are Edwige Renee Dro, Kola Tubosun, Sibabalwe Oscar Masinyana, and…View More Dro, Tubosun, Masinyana, Ndlovu are Morland Writing Scholars 2018.
Anni Domingo and Rutendo Chabikwa are the winners of the Myriad Manuscript Prize 2018. The prize is a first drafts competition for unpublished writers. UK…View More Anni Domingo, Rutendo Chabikwa win Myriad Manuscript Prize 2018.
The Morland Writing Scholarships 2018 shortlist has been announced today with twenty writers from ten African countries in the running. The Morland Writing Scholarship is…View More Morland Writing Scholarships 2018 shortlist announced.
The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story! 2018 longlist was announced on October 25, 2018. The Short Story is Dead, Long Live…View More The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story! 2018 longlist announced.
Tsitsi Dangarembga #fbf18 was in conversation with Ilija Trojanow at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2018 on October 12, 2018. Their panel was called “Writing in…View More Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: Tsitsi Dangarembga #fbf18.
Panashe Chigumadzi’s These Bones Will Rise launched in Harare, Zimbabwe on Saturday July 28, 2018. The Zimbabwean born writer was moderated by Memory Chirere. Panashe…View More Panashe Chigumadzi’s “These Bones Will Rise” launches in Harare, Zimbabwe.
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.