Orange Book Award for Africa

Orange Book Award in Africa 2019 finalists announced.

The six finalists for the Orange Book Award in Africa 2019 were announced on March 7, 2019. In November 2018, a new literary prize called…

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Swahili Literary Festival 2019 final panel: Hassan Makombo, Khalid Kitito, Prof Mohamed Hyder, Prof Mohamed Khalil, and Mama Amira Msellem.

Celebrating heroes at the Swahili Literary Festival 2019.

The festival theme of “Celebrating heroes” was on show at the final session of the Swahili Literary Festival 2019 at the SwahiliPot Hub, Mombasa on…

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Short Story Day Africa 2018 submissions.`

Short Story Day Africa 2018 longlist announced.

The longlist for Short Story Day Africa 2018 has been announced. Short Story Day Africa is a prize that recognises African short story writers while…

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Goethe-Institut presents #AFROYOUNGADULT: A talent-search for Young Adult Fiction from Africa

Goethe Institut’s AfroYoungAdult Anthology writers announced.

The writers who will feature in the AfroYoungAdult Anthology project by Goethe Institut were announced on March 1, 2019. In September 2018, the Goethe-Institut invited…

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Oyinkan Braithwaite, Akwaeke Emezi make UK’s Women’s Prize for Fiction 2019 longlist.

Oyinkan Braithwaite, Akwaeke Emezi make UK’s Women’s Prize for Fiction 2019 longlist.

Oyinkan Braithwaite and Akwaeke Emezi have made the longlist of the UK’s Women’s Prize for Fiction 2019 announced on March 4, 2019. The Women’s Prize…

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