South African Literary Awards 2017

South African Literary Awards 2017 winners unveiled

The winners of the South African Literary Awards 2017 have been announced at a ceremony in Johannesburg tonight. There was a dinner and a celebration…

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The Nairobi International Book Fair 2017

A snapshot of the Nairobi International Book Fair 2017

The Nairobi International Book Fair 2017 was hosted at a series of venues in Nairobi from September 27 – October 1, 2017. The event theme…

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Clockwise: Mohale Mashigo, Nthikeng Mohlele, Imbolo Mbue, Yewande Omotoso. Centre: Yaa Gyasi,

Africans make International Dublin Literary Award 2018 longlist

The International Dublin Literary Award 2018 longlist was announced today in Dublin today. The Africans in the running for the prize are Mohale Mashigo, Nthikeng…

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Khalid Salleh, Jakki Kerubo and Oluoch Madiang.

Khalid Salleh, Oluoch Madiang, and F Simiyu Barasa win at Nyanza Literary Festival 2017

Khalid Salleh, Oluoch Madiang and F Simiyu Barasa are the winners at the Nyanza Literary Festival 2017. Over a dozen writers from all over Nyanza…

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Babishai Poetry Festival 2017

A snapshot of Uganda’s Babishai Poetry Festival 2017

The Babishai Poetry Festival 2017 was hosted in Uganda from August 4-6, 2017. There was a sea of activity in Uganda as the world of…

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Abantu Book Festival 2017

Abantu Book Festival 2017 unveils its artist line up

The Abantu Book Festival which is following on from its amazing debut year has announced the line-up for its second edition, which takes place on…

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Mwikali Mutune

“The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story!” announces shortlist

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…

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