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Donald Molosi for New York, USA

Donald Molosi and Chinelo Okparanta will be making an appearance at The Mantle and Shakespeare & Co in New York, USA to read from their latest work and discuss the integral role history plays in their work. We all love Donald on this side of the pond. Many of us were introduced to him at […]

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Sillerman First Book Prize 2016 open for writers

The Sillerman First Book Prize has started to become one of the best prizes for African poets to show their chops in world poetry. Past winners of the prize include 2014 winner Ladan Osman and 2013 winner Clifton Gachagua, whose collection Madman at Kilifi was released as part of this year’s African Poetry Book series. […]

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A snapshot of the Namibian Book Fair 2015

The Namibian Book Fair happened this October at the Polytechnic of Namibia and Franco Namibian Cultural Centre both of which are based in Windhoek the capital of the Southern African nation. The first edition of the Namibia Book Fair happened in 2012 and was organized by Yambeka, the Franco Namibia Cultural Centre (FNCC) and the […]

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2015 Short Story Day Africa Prize Shortlist announced

Short Story Day Africa has just announced the short list for the R10 000 Short Story Day Africa Prize for Short Fiction. Over 450 entries were received for the Prize from over two dozen countries, from writers both living on the African continent and in the African diaspora. These were cut down to 21 in […]