Five Africans on Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2015 Shortlist

The good people at the Commonwealth Short Story Prize have announced those who have made the shortlist for this years award. The five Africans on…

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Joe Frazier kicks off Ghana Voices Series 2015

The Ghana Voices Series is a monthly event where authors read their work to an audience that was started in 2010 at the Niagara Plus…

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Cynthia Jele short story to kick off Long Story Short Project

There are so many events in and around the African Literature sphere in the very recent. One of the one’s which I have been tracking…

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Ciku Kimeria, Ndiritu Wahome play to packed Goethe Nairobi

The Goethe Institut in Nairobi was packed to the rafters for the second edition of their “Conversations with African writers” series. The first in the…

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Four Africans make Man Booker International Prize finalist list

The Man Booker International Prize highlights one writer’s overall contribution to fiction on the world stage. It seeks out literary excellence the judges consider a…

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‘Terra Incognita’ and ‘Follow The Road’ launch in Cape Town

Short Story Day Africa (SSDA) first came to the attention to some of us when it was won by Kenyan writer Okwiri Oduor in 2013.…

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