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…
It’s been an amazing weekend are at the Lagos Book and Arts Fair popularly known as Labaf. The events have been happening at the Freedom…View More Sights from the Lagos Book and Arts Fair #LABAF2015
At this moment people are flying into Nigeria from all over world headed to Abeokuta; they are all coming to that city a couple of…View More The Ake Arts and Book Festival 2015 is here!
So a few months ago, Thando Mgqolozana was all the rage in South African literature scene. While we all love him for his books, the…View More The Kulture Book Fair is coming (give us your books)
The Goethe Institut in Lagos hosted Elnathan John and Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, two of the hottest writers on the African continent right now, to a…View More Elnathan John and Abubakar Adam Ibrahim #OccupyGoetheLagos #Labaf2015
The British Council hosted Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, Eghosa Imasuen and Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, three heavyweights in new African writing at the Lagos National Theatre on Friday…View More British Council’s publishing Creative Hustle at the Lagos Theatre #LABAF2015
The longlist for the Etisalat Prize for Literature for 2015 was announced today. The prize launched in June 2013 as the first pan-African prize pen…View More Etisalat Prize for Literature 2015 longlist announced
We all know the Babishai Niwe Poetry Foundation which ensures that poetry gets its space at the literature table on the African continent. They have…View More Babishai Niwe poetry mentorship program for May 2016
So what were you doing when you were ten years old? On my part, I was trying to figure out how the hell to navigate…View More 10 year old Chela roots for libraries (embarrassing our adult selves)
Jalada Africa will launch their Languages Anthology, their fourth, this Saturday at the Creatives Garage, off Ngong Road, Nairobi on Saturday, November 14th 2015. We…View More Jalada Africa to launch Languages Anthology
The International Dublin Literary Award, formerly known as the IMPAC Award, is the richest in the world for a single work of fiction in English…View More Africans galore on International Dublin Literary Award 2016 longlist
The Namibian Book Fair 2015 was a hive of activity at both the Polytechnic of Namibia and Franco Namibian Cultural Centre from 28 September –…View More Images from the Namibian Book Fair 2015
The best writers in South Africa this year were feted at the South African literary awards 2015 on Saturday night. The event was a gala…View More Winners at South African literary awards 2015 announced
The Lagos Book & Art Festival is set to happen at the Freedom Park in Lagos from November 13 – 15. This year’s festival which…View More The Lagos Book & Art Festival 2015 is coming!
Donald Molosi and Chinelo Okparanta will be making an appearance at The Mantle and Shakespeare & Co in New York, USA to read from their…View More Donald Molosi for New York, USA
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…View More Sillerman First Book Prize 2016 open for writers