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…
The Gaborone Book Festival Trust hosted a Book Night on World Book Day 2018 to celebrate the transformative power of books on April 23, 2018.…View More Gaborone Book Festival hosts World Book Day 2018 celebrations.
Jalada, the Pan African collective, is looking for submissions of fiction, poetry, prose and visual art for its sixth anthology AFTER+LIFE. Jalada is a pan-African…View More Jalada seeks submissions for sixth anthology “AFTER+LIFE.”
The cover for Panashe Chigumadzi’s second publication These Bones Will Rise Again from United Kingdom based publisher Indigo Press has been revealed. In October 2017,…View More Panashe Chigumadzi’s “These Bones Will Rise Again” cover revealed
Momtaza Mehri, Theresa Lola, and Hiwot Adilow are the joint Brunel African Poetry Prize 2018 winners. The three share the 3,000 UK pounds prize money.…View More Momtaza Mehri, Theresa Lola, Hiwot Adilow are Brunel African Poetry Prize 2018 winners.
Gyara is a new literary journal for you to submit your work. The new literary space is looking for creative non-fiction, book reviews, memoirs, essays…View More Gyara Journal: Meet the editors of the continent’s newest literary space.
Protests at the South African North West Province have led to the cancellation of the Rutanang Book Fair 2018. South Africa’s North West province with…View More South African protests lead to Rutanang Book Fair 2018 cancellation.
Ugandan publisher and blog Sooo Many Stories have unveiled their new BookTube channel, on YouTube, they call #MeIRead. Sooo Many Stories was started as a…View More Sooo Many Stories give us new BookTube Channel #MeIRead
Ayobami Adebayo and Lesley Nneka Arimah join 82 other artists from all over the world as MacDowell Fellows 2018. The MacDowell Colony is a US…View More Ayobami Adebayo, Lesley Nneka Arimah are MacDowell Fellows 2018
Lesley Nneka Arimah was announced as a Minnesota Book Awards 2018 winner for her short story collection What It Means When a Man Falls From…View More Lesley Nneka Arimah is Minnesota Book Awards 2018 winner
The Tell Your Own Story Literary Awards 2018 were hosted at the Lusaka University, Lusaka, Zambia on Saturday April 21, 2018. The Tell Your Own…View More Tell Your Own Story Literary Awards 2018 winners announced
Chinua Achebe’s work Things Fall Apart at 60 was celebrated with readings by some of the most well-known African writers working today at the South…View More Chinua Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart” at 60 celebration
Tomi Adeyemi’s Children Of Blood And Bone is on African soil for all of y’all. The New York Times Bestseller is brought to you by…View More Tomi Adeyemi’s “Children Of Blood And Bone” is here!
Kopano Matlwa’s latest novel is available in the US under the name Evening Primrose with Quercus as the publisher. The book was first published as…View More Kopano Matlwa stays winning with “Evening Primrose.”
Writer Pede Hollist and actor Hana Kefela are the first to feature at the Goethe-Institut Kenya’s Artistic Encounters 2018. They will be performing at the…View More Pede Hollist, Hana Kefela to kick off Goethe Nairobi’s Artistic Encounters 2018.
The Nommo Awards 2018 shortlists for the best novel, novella, short story and graphic novel by an African this year have been announced. The Nommo…View More African Speculative Fiction Society’s Nommo Awards 2018 shortlists announced