Niq Mhlongo and Nick Ndeda were the starring attractions at the latest edition of Goethe-Institut hosted Artistic Encounters. The event which was moderated by Zukiswa…
Writers Project of Ghana is one of the most exciting projects where live events in African literature are concerned. The organisation hosts a reading of…View More Elnathan John for Writers Project of Ghana in March 2016
Short Story Day Africa have just announced the theme for their 2016 anthology; Migrations. Short Story Day Africa brings together writers, readers, booksellers, publishers, teachers…View More Short Story Day Africa announce 2016 anthology theme
The Casablanca International Publishing and Book Fair 2016 better known in French as the Salon International de l’Edition et du Livre (SIEL) happened from 12-22…View More Casablanca International Book Fair 2016 closes
Sankara Communication will let award-winning novelist, short-story writer, 2015 Etisalat Prize for Fiction judge and Saturday Nation columnist Zukiswa Wanner decide that in her bi-monthly…View More SO YOU THINK YOU CAN WRITE FICTION?
Book: Now Following You Author: Fiona Snyckers Publisher: Modjaji Books Year of publication: 215 Number of pages: 306 Genre: Fiction, thriller In Now Following You,…View More A review of Fiona Snyckers’ Now Following you.
The 9th Hargeysa International Book Fair is set to happen in Hargeysa, Somaliland from 23 to 28 July. The festival theme for this year is Leadership…View More Hargeysa International Book Fair 2016: Ghana and Leadership
World Storytelling Day is a global celebration of the art of oral storytelling celebrated every year on (or near) March 20th. This year the day…View More World Storytelling Day 2016 in Nairobi will be epic!
The 19th Time of The Writer festival under the theme Decolonising The Book is set to happen 14 to 19 March in Durban, South Africa.…View More Thando Mgqolozana-powered Time of the Writer 2016 set to slay
Egyptian Mohamed Rabie and Morocco Tareq Bakari are the two Africans on the International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2016 shortlist announced today. For those just…View More Meet the Africans on the International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2016 shortlist
The Writivism Short Story Prize is an annual award for emerging African writers administered by the Center for African Cultural Excellence (CACE). The prize which…View More CACE announces guidelines for Writivism Short Story Prize 2016
Check out all the videos of the Long Story Short from 2015 project below. Last year was the one where we were all introduced to…View More Long Story Short: All the videos from 2015
The Daily Show host Trevor Noah has penned a 3 million dollar book deal with Spiegel & Grau an imprint of Random House. We all…View More Trevor Noah’s 3 million dollar book deal
It was all happening in Maseru, Lesotho as the Ba re e ne re Literature Festival rolled into town from 5th – 6th December 2015.…View More A look back at Lesotho’s Ba re e ne re Literature Festival 2015
I have been reviewing books for while on this blog. I am not trying to do something new; video reviews. Please check out my video…View More A video review of Jeremiah Kiereini biography A Daunting Journey
The winner of this year’s Bessie Head Short Story Awards 2015 is Donald Molosi his story The Biggest Continent. He gets the first place prize…View More Donald Molosi on winning Bessie Head Short Story Awards.