Chuma Nwokolo

Long Read: Chuma Nwokolo – Superstate Africa: Kenya, Somaliland, and the Ghost of Biafra Past.

Chuma Nwokolo gave a lecture “Superstate Africa: Kenya, Somaliland, and the Ghost of Biafra Past” at the Rift Valley Institute on September 28, 2017 as…

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Koffi Addo prize for creative non-fiction judges Daniel Kalinaki, Akwaeke Emezi, and Sumayya Lee.

Writivism fiction and nonfiction prizes for 2018 now open

The Writivism initiative made a call out for the 2018 edition of the fiction and creative non-fiction prizes on January 17, 2018. They also announced…

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Writers at the Festival Fim do Caminho 2017

African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2018

Here is a list of African literary festivals you can attend in 2018. 2017 promised and delivered to literary feast of festivals in all corners…

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Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature

Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2018 open for submissions

Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2018 is now open for submissions from Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, and Tanzania. The Burt Award for African Young…

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International Prize for Arabic Fiction

Five Africans make International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2018 Longlist

The International Prize for Arabic Fiction announced the longlist of 16 novels for the 2018 Prize on Wednesday 17 January 2018 with five Africans in…

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Aisha Fofana Ibrahim. Photo/Lena Nian Photography.

Mboka Festival 2018 gives tribute to fallen writers

The Mboka Festival 2018 hosted an evening of celebration to honour the life and achievements of Keorapetse Kgositsile, Buchi Emecheta, Dr Raphina Philott Almeida and…

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Sawiris Cultural Prize 2017 winners

Sawiris Cultural Awards 2017 winners announced in Cairo, Egypt

The winners of the Sawiris Cultural Awards 2017 were announced at a ceremony at the Main Hall of Egypt’s Cairo Opera House on January 8,…

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