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,…
Lerato Mogoatlhe’s travel memoir Vagabond is set to hit your bookshelves in September 2018. The book is published by Blackbird Books. Lerato Mogoatlhe is a…View More Lerato Mogoatlhe travel memoir “Vagabond” out in September 2018.
Short Story Day Africa 2018 submissions have been called out with the general theme for the submissions sought being “Hotel Africa.” Short Story Day Africa…View More Short Story Day Africa 2018 submissions now open.
A call for submissions for the Zimbolicious Anthology, Volume 3: An Anthology of Zimbabwean Literature and Arts has been made by Tendai R Mwanaka. Your…View More Tendai R Mwanaka call out for Zimbolicious Anthology Volume 3 (Zimbabwe only).
The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2018 winners were announced with a ceremony in Yantai, China on May 26. The biggest winners were South African Nompumelelo…View More Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2018 winners announced.
The Babishai Poetry Prize 2018 judges announced on May 29, 2018 are Remi Raji, Alfred Msadala, and Rehema Nanfuka. The Babishai Poetry Prize was founded…View More Remi Raji, Alfred Msadala, Rehema Nanfuka are Babishai Poetry Prize 2018 judges.
The hottest new podcast covering the African literary scene is “Not Another Book Podcast.” It features @BooksAndRhymes, @BookShyBooks, & @PostColonialChild. The African literary scene has…View More “Not Another Book Podcast” is coming for your favourites.
The Zed Book Expo 2018 was hosted in Lusaka, Zambia with readings by Kafula Mwila and Luka Mwango featuring on May 26, 2018. The event…View More Zed Book Expo 2018 hosted in Lusaka, Zambia.
Dele Meiji is the administrator of the Caine Prize for African Writing starting from June 1, 2018. Formerly Head of Communications at the Royal African…View More Dele Meiji Fatunla to administer Caine Prize for African Writing.
The Sigana International Storytellers Festival 2018 kicked off with a session at the Kenya National Library Services in Buruburu, Nairobi on May 30, 2018. The…View More Sigana International Storytellers Festival 2018 kicks off.
The FIFA World Cup 2018 is here and we again present the African Writers and Poets World Cup squads we would send to represent us…View More The African Writers and Poets squads to the World Cup 2018.
Nii Ayikwei Parkes was the keynote speaker at the Bare Lit Festival 2018 giving the address at The Albany, London UK on May 27, 2018.…View More Long Read: Nii Ayikwei Parkes keynote address at the Bare Lit Festival 2018.
Fiction writer Nathaniel Z. Mpofu, nonfiction writer Pofela Ndzozi and poet ASA won big at the Bulawayo Arts Awards 2018. The Awards were given at…View More Nathaniel Z. Mpofu, ASA, Pofela Ndzozi win at Bulawayo Arts Awards 2018.
Poets Koleka Putuma, Efe Paul Azino, and Titilope Sonuga have cashed in on their poetry talents with bank communication appearances. We are always happen when…View More Koleka Putuma, Efe Paul Azino, Titilope Sonuga bank on their poetry.
Welcome to the African Literary Podcast Episode 6. In this episode, tell give you news from the African literary scene on awards to the books…View More African Literary Podcast Episode 6.
The Short Story Day Africa 2018 shortlist has been announced and features Agazit Abate, Michael Agugom, Michelle Angwenyi, Innocent Chizaram Ilo, Cherrie Kandie, Farai Mudzingwa,…View More Short Story Day Africa 2017 shortlist announced.