Ama Ata Aidoo

Ama Ata Aidoo for Ake Arts and Book Festival 2017

The Ake Arts and Book Festival 2017 will take place at the Arts and Cultural Centre, Kuto, Abeokuta on November 14-18, 2017. This year’s theme…

View More Ama Ata Aidoo for Ake Arts and Book Festival 2017
Zakes Mda and Hugh Masekela chat about life, arts and everything else

A snapshot of the South African Book Fair 2017

The South African Book Fair 2017 was hosted in Johannesburg from September 8-10. The festival theme was #OURSTORIES. It was a lit few days as…

View More A snapshot of the South African Book Fair 2017
Book launch Ink & Pixel

Book Launch: Ink & Pixels: The Wild and Wondrous Tales of Kenyan Comics

Event: Exhibition // Q & A session // Book Signing // Live Caricature Opening: 13/09/2017, 6.00 PM Location: Goethe- Institute Auditorium, Maendeleo house, Nairobi Published…

View More Book Launch: Ink & Pixels: The Wild and Wondrous Tales of Kenyan Comics
Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2017 All Stars Clockwise from top left: Nahida Esmail, William E. Mkufya, Ruby Yayra Goka, Elizabeth-Irene Baitie. Centre: Elshadai Tesfaye

Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2017 All Stars unveiled

The shortlist for the Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2017 All Stars has been unveiled. The Burt Award was started in Tanzania in…

View More Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2017 All Stars unveiled
South Africa National Book Week 2017

South Africa National Book Week 2017 is on!

The South Africa National Book Week 2017 is happening in Johannesburg from September 4-10. The highlight will be the South Africa Book Fair 2017 from…

View More South Africa National Book Week 2017 is on!
Open Book Festival 2017

Open Book Festival 2017 kicks off in Cape Town, South Africa

The Open Book Festival 2017 kicked off today in Cape Town, South Africa. The festival will run from September 6-10, 2017. The Open Book Festival…

View More Open Book Festival 2017 kicks off in Cape Town, South Africa
Rehana Rossouw and Fiston Mwanza Mujila

Rehana Rossouw and Fiston Mwanza Mujila for Literary Crossroads Johannesburg

Rehana Rossouw and Fiston Mwanza Mujila for Literary Crossroads on Tuesday 5 September, 7pm Goethe-Institut Johannesburg. The two will be moderated by University of Johannesburg’s…

View More Rehana Rossouw and Fiston Mwanza Mujila for Literary Crossroads Johannesburg
Nyanza Literary Festival 2017 Shortlist

Nyanza Literary Festival 2017 shortlists announced

The poets and fiction writers in the running for the Nyanza Literary Festival 2017 prizes have been announced. The Nyanza Literary Festival, founded last year…

View More Nyanza Literary Festival 2017 shortlists announced
Ogaga Ifowodo, Ikeogu Oke, and Tanure Ojaide

Nigeria Prize for Literature 2017 shortlist announced

Ogaga Ifowodo, Ikeogu Oke, and Tanure Ojaide are the three poets in the shortlist for the Nigeria Prize for Literature 2017. The richest prize in…

View More Nigeria Prize for Literature 2017 shortlist announced