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Short Story Day announce 2015 anthology judges

A few days ago I spoke about the call out made for the new Short Story Day anthology for 2015 that will focus on Water. More details have emerged about this project which is sponsored by Worldreader, Bookslive.co.za and AllAboutWriting.com The organisers of the event have now announced the judges for those who submit their work […]

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Joint winners of Brunel University African Poetry Prize 2015 announced

The winners of this years Brunel University African Poetry Prize 2015 with £3000 on offer were announced yesterday. The joint winners are Safia Elhillo and Nick Makoha, poets who judges thought exemplify the quality and diversity of emerging African poetry. Sudan’s Elhillo lives in New York and is currently pursuing an MFA in poetry at […]

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Abuja Literary Society hosts sports fiction writer Michael Afenfia

The Abuja Literary Society is one of the major literary organizations in Abuja, Nigeria. It holds weekly events in the city, holding the phenomenally successful #BookJam@Silverbird on the last Friday of every month. After a brief hiatus, the Abuja Bookjam hosted Parrésia author, Michael Afenfia, on the 24th of April at the Silverbird Galleria, Abuja. […]

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Tendai Huchu is Zimbabwe author the year

The annual Zimbabwe Achievers Awards (ZAA) is one of the most important events in the African community in the UK. The awards born in 2010 celebrate the best in talent, art, business, expression and achievement in the Zimbabwean community. This years awards were hosted at the Royal Garden Hotel in London on Saturday and gave […]