Lori-Ann Preston and Vennessa Scholtz

The Golden Baobab Prize 2016 winners announced in Ghana

Lori-Ann Preston and Vennessa Scholtz are the winners of the seventh edition of the Golden Baobab Prize 2016 announced in Accra Ghana November 22nd 2016.…

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Ngugi Wa Thiongo, Odafe Atogun, Lola Shoneyin, and Dr Olaokun Soyinka

Odafe Atogun debut novel Taduno’s Song launches at Ake Festival 2016

Odafe Atogun’s debut novel Taduno’s Song launched at the Ake Festival with eminent personalities including Ngugi Wa Thiong’o attending on Friday November 18th, 2016. The…

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Authors at the Labaf festival 2016

A snapshot of the Lagos Arts and Book Fair 2016 #Labaf2016

The Lagos Arts and Book Fair 2016 was hosted in the Nigerian capital from 10-13 November. The festival in its 18th year described as ““the…

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Nneoma Ike-Njoku

Pushcart Prize 2016 nominations: Panashe Chigumadzi, Nneoma Ike-Njoku and Troy Onyango

Panashe Chigumadzi, Nneoma Ike-Njoku and Troy Onyango are three of the six writers that Transition Magazine have nominated for the Pushcart Prize. The Pushcart Prize is…

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Etisalat Flash fiction Award 2016

Etisalat Flash fiction Award 2016 opens for voting

The Etisalat Flash fiction Award 2016 opened for voting on November 7th, 2016. Etisalat Prize for Literature is famous as its being the only Pan…

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Panashe Chigumadzi

South African Literary Awards 2016 winners announced

The winners of the 2016 South African Literary Awards 2016 also known as the SALAs were announced in Johannesburg, South Africa on 7th November 2016.…

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