South African Literary Awards 2017

South African Literary Awards 2018 winners announced.

The South African Literary Awards 2018 winners were announced at a ceremony in Johannesburg, South Africa on November 6, 2018. The South African Literary Awards…

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Safia Elhillo

Safia Elhillo’s poetry wins Arab American Book Award 2018.

Safia Elhillo is the poetry winner of the Arab American Book Award 2018 for her poetry collection The January Children. The Arab American Book Awards…

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Sharjah International Book Fair 2018: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie nonfiction titles now in Arabic.

Sharjah International Book Fair 2018: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie nonfiction titles now in Arabic.

The Arabic editions of two titles by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie were presented at the Sharjah International Book Fair 2018 on November 7, 2018. The translation…

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Nnedi Okorafor’s “Binti: Night Masquerade”

Nnedi Okorafor’s “Binti: Night Masquerade” up for Goodreads Choice Awards 2018.

Nnedi Okorafor’s Binti: Night Masquerade is up for the Goodreads Choice Awards 2018. If you get a minute, please vote for our colleague. The Goodreads…

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Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature 2018

Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature 2018 longlist announced.

The Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature 2018 longlist has been announced with nine poets in the running. The Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature, worth US$10,000,…

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World Book Capital 2019 logo.

Sharjah International Book Fair 2018: World Book Capital 2019 theme and logo launched.

The World Book Capital 2019 theme and logo were launched at the opening ceremony of the Sharjah International Book Fair 2018 on October 31, 2018.…

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Two Africans make Almultaqa Short Story Prize 2018 longlist.

Mohammed Jaafar, Mansoura Ez-Eldin on Almultaqa Short Story Prize 2018 shortlist.

Mohammed Jaafar and Mansoura Ez-Eldin are on the Almultaqa Short Story Prize 2018 shortlist announced on November 1, 2018. The Kuwait based AlMultaqa Prize launched…

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Sharjah International Book Fair 2018: Yaa Gyasi’s “Homegoing” now in Arabic.

Sharjah International Book Fair 2018: Yaa Gyasi’s “Homegoing” now in Arabic.

The Arabic edition of Yaa Gyasi debut novel Homegoing was presented at the Sharjah International Book Fair 2018 on November 4, 2018. The translation of…

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