The Nigeria Prize for Literature 2018 longlist was announced on July 26, 2018. Those in the running for the prize this year are Chidubem Iweka,…
The brilliance of Prudence Katomeni and Adipo Sidang’ was on display when they performed at the Goethe-Institut Nairobi’s Artistic Encounters on June 14, 2018. The…View More Prudence Katomeni and Adipo Sidang’ brilliance at Artistic Encounters
Kukogho Iruesiri Samson was announced as the GT Bank Dusty Manuscript Prize 2018 winner on June 13. Kukogho won the prize for his manuscript titled…View More Kukogho Iruesiri Samson is GT Bank Dusty Manuscript Prize 2018 winner.
Peter Kimani who has written Dance of The Jakaranda will be the featured author at the Kenya National Theatre on Saturday June 16, 2018. The…View More Peter Kimani for Nairobi book signing and discussion.
Society of Authors’ Awards Shortlist 2018 features four African nationals. The four are Anietie Isong, Masande Ntshanga, Kayo Chingonyi, and Omar Robert Hamilton. The Society…View More Africans feature on UK Society of Authors’ Awards 2018 Shortlist.
Nnedi Okorafor’s Lagune, a German translation of Lagoon¸ is a recipient of the Kurd Laßwitz Preis 2017. The prize is handed out annually to the…View More Nnedi Okorafor’s “Lagune” wins Germany’s Kurd Laßwitz Preis 2017.
Ndinda Kioko is the winner of the Logsdon Fiction Award 2018. The Award is given to a student leaving the University of Oregon Creative Writing…View More Ndinda Kioko wins Logsdon Fiction Award 2018.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been awarded PEN Pinter Prize 2018 for her “refusal to be deterred or detained by the categories of others”. The annual…View More Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie awarded PEN Pinter Prize 2018.
The hottest topic in the African literary scene right now has to be the Enkare issue. Formed with much hoopla in 2016, there was a…View More Troy Onyango Speaks out on Enkare Review issue
Welcome to African Literary Podcast Episode 7 where we give you news from the African literary scene. As we have done previously, we look at…View More African Literary Podcast Episode 7.
Prudence Katomeni and Adipo Sidang’ are the featured artists at the Goethe-Insititut Nairobi’s Artistic Encounters in June 14, 2018. They will be moderated by Zukiswa…View More Prudence Katomeni, Adipo Sidang’ for Artistic Encounters in June, 2018.
The GT Bank Dusty Manuscript Prize 2018 longlist was announced on June 8, 2018. The award, open only to Nigeria nationals, has a list of…View More GT Bank’s Dusty Manuscript Prize 2018 longlist announced.
Poet Warsan Shire will headline the Africa Writes festival 2018 in London from Friday 29 June to Sunday 1 July 2018. The UK’s biggest annual…View More Warsan Shire headlines UK’s “Africa Writes” festival 2018.
Poets Dami Ajayi and Umar Sidi go head-to-head at Konya Shamsrumi’s #MeetingOfBards on June, 2018. #MeetingOfBards is a discussion between two talented poets on their…View More Poets Dami Ajayi and Umar Sidi meet at Konya Shamsrumi’s #MeetingOfBards.
Chike Frankie Edozien is a Lambda Literary Awards 2018 winner in the Gay Memoir/Biography category. The announcement was made at a ceremony hosted in New…View More Chike Frankie Edozien is Lambda Literary Awards 2018 winner.
Perpétue Miganda was the featured writer at the #KigaliLit event at the Innovation Village in Kigali, Rwanda. The event which was hosted on May 30,…View More Burundi writer Perpétue Miganda features at #KigaliLit.