The Enkare Review seeks your prose, poetry, letters and essays
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The Enkare Review seeks your prose, poetry, letters and essays

The Enkare Review seeks your prose, poetry, letters and essays for their latest edition. The Enkare Review is a quarterly magazine that aims to discover new, vibrant voices in the literary scape and to give these creatives a platform to showcase their talent. Based in Nairobi, but accepting submissions from all over the world, they […]

Zukiswa Wanner is Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2017 judge
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Zukiswa Wanner is Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2017 judge

Zukiswa Wanner is the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2017 judge for the Africa region. As mentioned recently, the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2017 is now open for business. You the entrant will have judges’ select five winning writers and if you win share a total prize money of £15,000. The overall winner receives £5,000, one of […]

Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, Chika Unigwe and Elnathan John make Nigeria Prize for Literature 2016 shortlist
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Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, Chika Unigwe and Elnathan John make Nigeria Prize for Literature 2016 shortlist

Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, Chika Unigwe and Elnathan John have been announced in the Nigeria Prize for Literature 2016 shortlist. The Nigeria Prize for Literature sponsored by Nigeria LNG Limited is the richest prize in African literature with the winner going home with US$100,000. The prize rotates around four genres; Fiction, Poetry, Drama and Children’s literature. […]

Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2017 now open for entries
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Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2017 now open for entries

The Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2017 is now open for entries. The Commonwealth Short Story Prize is awarded annually for the best piece of unpublished short fiction in countries that are members of the Commonwealth. This means countries from the five different regions that Great Britain invaded and colonized; Africa, Asia, Canada and Europe, the […]

Afridiaspora seeks your submissions for quarterly edition
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Afridiaspora seeks your submissions for quarterly edition

Afridiaspora seeks your submissions for its debut edition of its new quarterly edition. Afridiaspora is a pan-African literary webzine that showcases beautiful African stories written by African writers at home and in the diaspora. I have been enjoying reading their features, reviews, stories and more over the last few months. Our friends from Afridiaspora have […]

Nnedi Okorafor wins Hugo Award 2016 for Binti novella
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Nnedi Okorafor wins Hugo Award 2016 for Binti novella

Nnedi Okorafor is the recipient of a Hugo Award 2016 for in the novella category for Binti. Some of the previous novel by this Nigerian American author include Akata Witch, Who Fears Death (2010, DAW/Penguin), “Hello, Moto” (2011, A Tor.Com Original short story), Kabu Kabu (2013, Prime Books), Lagoon (2014, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd.), and The Book of […]