Kenyan writer and poet Peter Kimani is set to make a Nairobi splash with his novel Dance of the Jakaranda. He will be having a…
Kinyanjui Kombani is one of Kenya’s more well-known writers in town in recent times with his two novels The Last Villains of Molo (our review)…View More Kinyanjui Kombani books set for Rwanda Education
The Brunel University African Poetry Prize is a poetry prize of £3000 aimed at the development, celebration and promotion of poetry from Africa. The prize…View More Brunel University African Poetry Prize 2016 shortlist out
It seems quite appropriate that the longlist for the Baileys Women’s Prize for fiction would be announced today on International Women’s Day. The longlist for…View More Petina Gappah makes Baileys Women’s Prize for fiction 2016 longlist
Saraba one of the pioneer magazines where the literary game online is concerned founded by Dami Ajayi and Emmanuel Iduma is celebrating its seventh year.…View More Saraba’s latest issue comes with poetry chapbook (yes it’s all free)
There were no Africans in the Windham Campbell Prize selections that were announced earlier in the month. Sob. So every year, we all eagerly look…View More No Africans for Windham Campbell Prize in 2016
The Koffi Addo Writivism Prize for Non Fiction is an annual award for non-fiction by emerging African writers resident in Ghana administered by the Center…View More The Koffi Addo Writivism Prize for Non Fiction 2016 call out
The Abena Korantemaa Writivism Prize for Oral History is an annual award for Oral History by emerging African writers and storytellers resident in Ghana administered…View More The Abena Korantemaa Writivism Prize for Oral History 2016
Praxis Magazine for arts and literature is a Nigerian based publication which showcases cutting edge arts, literature, podcasts and performance poetry from established and emerging…View More Praxis magazine focuses on African publishing in March
The Babishai Niwe Poetry Foundation have announced a call out for its prizes for 2016. In previous years, the foundation had the Babishai Poetry Award…View More The Babishai Niwe Poetry Foundation 2016 poetry prizes
Book: Sweet Medicine Author: Panashe Chigumadzi Publisher: Blackbird Books Publication Date: 2015 Number of pages: 201 Genre: Fiction Sweet Medicine, debut novel of Zimbabwean-born South…View More A review of Panashe Chigumadzi’s Sweet Medicine
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.