The second day of the festival dawned bright and early for us at the biggest literary festival in the Horn of Africa. The day was filled with many activities for
Here are some images from the second day of the Haregysa International Book Fair 2015 taken by my trusty camera phone.
Here are some images from the first day of the Haregysa International Book Fair 2015 taken by my trusty camera phone.
It took a while but I finally made it to Hargeisa the second largest city in the Somali region. I was here to attend the eighth edition of the Hargeysa
Fresh Paint II is the second anthology of poems and short stories by Kenyan women done as partnership between Goethe-Institut Kenya and AMKA. The anthology includes the writing of Nduta
Nigerian poet Chijioke Amu Nnadi is something of legend in the poetry business. He is the winner of the 2002 ANA Poetry Prize (the fire within), 2013 ANA Poetry Prize
I have been keeping you abreast of an exciting new project coming out of Rwanda. Huza Press a publisher in the country are currently in the process of coming out
The South African Book Fair 2015 will be happening from tomorrow 31st July until August 2nd at the Turbine Hall, Newtown, Johannesburg. The theme for this year’s fair is #DiscoverYourBookself
The judges of the Man Booker Prize 2015, one of the richest in the world at US$50,000, have announced those who are in the running. We have one of our
So when attending the Writivism Festival 2015, I recall making fun of the people from Ghana for not having a literary festival while even Somalia has one. This ribbing was
The Open Book Festival, one of the fastest growing literary festivals on the planet, will be happening in 9-13 September in Cape Town, South Africa. This year the festival is
We have a shortlist. After the longlist which had many many Africans, the judges led by Mildred Barya of the Babishai Niwe Poetry, Africa’s only indigenous one last time I
I’ve been following the Long Story Short Project where the work of African writing is brought alive with interest. The work of some of the best writers on continent is
Writers Project of Ghana is an organisation based in Ghana, duh, and the US which aims at promoting Ghanaian literature and writing through creative writing workshops, discussion groups, public readings
Here something very cool for our friends in Malawi this weekend. The Story Club in Malawi will be hosting an international literary session at Crossroad Hotel’s auditorium in Lilongwe this