Scholastique Mukasonga’s novel Our Lady of the Nile which we mentioned as being in film production is now available for readers in German as The…
African Book Fairs and Literary Festivals #FBF2018 were a topic of discussion at the African pavilion at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2018 on October 11,…View More Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: African Book Fairs and Literary Festivals. #FBF18
Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi is a Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2019 judge. The Ugandan award winning novelist and short story writer will be selecting the winner…View More Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi is Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2019 judge.
“Rights in African Languages: Promoting networks and exchanges to facilitating trade” was a topic of discussion at the African pavilion at the Frankfurt Book Fair…View More Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: Rights in African Languages. #FBF18
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Aka Morchiladze and Nino Haratischwili were the literary speakers at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2018 opening day. The Franfurt Book Fair. It…View More Frankfurt Book Fair 2018 opening day: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. #FBF18
Poet Dami Ajayi and musician Makadem are the featured artists at the Artistic Encounters at Goethe-Institut Nairobi on Thursday October 11, 2018. The two will…View More Dami Ajayi, Makadem for Artistic Encounters at Goethe-Institut Nairobi
The International Publishers Association Seminar on Sustainable Development for African Publishers 2019 is set to happen in Nairobi, Kenya. The International Publishers Association (IPA) is the…View More International Publishers Association seminar for Nairobi in 2019
The Nairobi International Book Fair 2018 happened at the Sarit Centre, Nairobi from September 26-30, 2018. The fair which was in its 21st edition had…View More A snapshot of the Nairobi International Book Fair 2018.
Akwaeke Emezi has made the US National Book Foundation “5 Under 35” 2018 honour list for the novel Freshwater. The announcement was made on September…View More Akwaeke Emezi gets US National Book Foundation “5 Under 35” 2018 honour.
Tomi Adeyemi is on the Kirkus Prize 2018 shortlist in the Young Adult category for her novel Children of Blood and Bone. The announcement was…View More Tomi Adeyemi makes Kirkus Prize 2018 shortlist.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Achille Mbembe are two of the speakers at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair 2018. This festival to take place in Frankfurt,…View More Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Achille Mbembe at Africa rich Frankfurt Book Fair 2018.
Leading literary blog Brittlepaper.com announced its Brittle Paper Literary Awards 2018 shortlists on October 4, 2018. This is the second time that the awards will…View More Brittle Paper Awards 2018 Shortlists announced.
Mohammed Jaafar and Mansoura Ez-Eldin are the two Africans on the Almultaqa Short Story Prize 2018 longlist announced on October 1, 2018. The Kuwait based…View More Two Africans make Almultaqa Short Story Prize 2018 longlist.
The Nairobi International Book Fair 2018 opening ceremony was hosted at the Sarit Centre on September 27, 2018. The ceremony was attended by everyone who…View More Nairobi International Book Fair 2018 opening ceremony
Kinyanjui Kombani’s Burt Award winning novel Finding Colombia launched on the side lines of the Nairobi International Book Fair 2018 at the Sarit Centre, Nairobi…View More Kinyanjui Kombani’s “Finding Colombia” launches in Nairobi. #NIBF2018
Peter Kimani launched his novel Dance of the Jakaranda at the Goethe-Institut Nairobi on September 28, 2018. The Kenyan author had Wamuyu Maina as discussant…View More Peter Kimani launches “Dance of the Jakaranda” at the Goethe-Institut Nairobi.