Jumoke Verissimo

Association of Nigerian Authors Literary Prizes 2016 shortlists out

The Association of Nigerian Authors Literary Prizes 2016 shortlists were announced on 2nd October 2016. The Association of Nigerian Authors is the most vibrant of…

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Panashe Chigumadzi

South African Literary Awards 2016 shortlists announced

The writers in the running for the 2016 South African Literary Awards 2016 were announced on 7th October 2016. The South African Literary Awards which…

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Minalisa Chiamaka

Five poets for Ibadan Poetry Foundation 2016 Residency

Five poets all from Nigeria will be attending the Ibadan Poetry Foundation 2016 Residency. They are Lydia Ibinike Osinowo, Winifred Binogun, Akwu Sunday Victor, Minalisa…

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Maimouna Jallow at Storymoja Ghana

A snapshot of the Storymoja Ghana Festival 2016

The Storymoja Ghana Festival 2016 was hosted at the W.E.B. Dubois Centre in Accra, Ghana from 21-25 September 2015. We were there when the Storymoja…

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Ngugi wa Thiong'o

Ngugi Wa Thiong’o to headline action packed Ake Festival 2016

Ngugi Wa Thiong’o will be the headline guest at this year’s edition of Ake Festival 2016. Ngugi, who will sit in conversation with Okey Ndibe…

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