Alian Mabancko. Photo/©-JF-Paga-Grasset-1

African writers converge on Alain Mabanckou powered Atlantide 2018

Writers from across the African continent converged on Nantes, France at the Alain Mabanckou powered Atlantide Literature Festival 2018 on February 15 to 18, 2018.…

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Artists In Residency Bellagio Center residency 2018 shortlist

Seven African artists make Bellagio Residency 2018 shortlist

Mona Eltahawy, Sisonke Msimang, Yemisi Aribisala, Ayobami Adebayo, Noo Saro-Wiwa, Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah, and Sylvia Vollenhoven are shortlistees for the Bellagio Residency in literature. The…

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Balsam Saad and Sherif Bakr on panel at the Casablanca International Book Fair 2018. Photo/ M. Lynx Qualey

A snapshot of the Casablanca International Book Fair 2018

The Casablanca International Book Fair 2018 was hosted in the Moroccan capital from February 8-18. Our good friend M. Lynx Qualey who runs Arablit.org was…

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Kaba Festival 2017 YouTube page

Kaba Festival 2017 videos now available online on YouTube

The inaugural Kaduna Book & Arts Festival also known as the Kaba Festival was hosted from July 5-8, 2017 in Kaduna State, Nigeria in collaboration…

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Dotti Rangimotto reads

The Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2017 reading

Mabati-Cornell Prize for African Literature 2017 winners Dotto Rangimotto and Ali Hilal Ali were hosted to a reading of their work at the University of…

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