Mildred Barya wins Sylt Foundation African Writer´s Residency Award 2015

It official. Ugandan writer and poet Mildred Barya has been selected as the 2015 winner of the Sylt Foundation African Writer´s Residency Award. The residency…

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A snapshot of the Storymoja Careerpedia 2015

When the people at Storymoja Publishing started their first festival in 2008 they were trying something new. They wanted to do a festival for book…

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The Writivism Short Story Prize Shortlist 2015 out

The short list for the Writivism Short Story Competition 2015 has been announced by Chika Unigwe the chair of the judging panel. She was helped…

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Anthologies Galore: Kut, Sarabi, Ankara

An anthology is a collection of literary works chosen by the compiler. Lets talk anthologies today; the ones that are newly out and the ones…

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The Writivism Short Story Prize 2015 Longlist

The long list for the 2015 Writivism Short Story Prize, selected from a record 277 entries, was announced last Friday afternoon. The panel of judges…

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Mukoma Wa Ngugi on Neustadt International Prize for Literature 2016 jury

The Neustadt International Prize for Literature are international bimonthly awards sponsored by the University of Oklahoma and World Literature Today,. It is a first literary…

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Images from the Caine Prize Workshop 2015 in Ghana

The Caine Prize workshop gives aspiring writers two weeks to create and finish a story under the guidance of experiences writers and occurs in a…

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