The Miles Morland Foundation hosted some of the hottest writers on the continent for a Creative writer’s workshop in Uganda on July 8-15, 2017. The workshop was hosted by Giles
The judges of the Babishai Haiku 2017 competition have announced the shortlist for this year’s competition. The Babishai Niwe Foundation started their Haiku competition in 2016 with Blessmond Alebna Ayinbire
British literary journal Panorama: The Journal of Intelligent Travel has picked Troy Onyango to be the fiction editor for its Voices of East Africa edition. Panorama: The Journal of Intelligent
The International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) Africa Region Conference will happen in Kampala, Uganda from 22nd -24th August 2017. The conference theme is “Rethinking Contemporary Literature for
Femrite Literary Week, a series of events with a literary focus, will be hosted in Kampala, Uganda from July 24-28, 2017. The Uganda Women Writers’ Association universally known as Femrite
Nick Makoha’s launched his poetry collection Kingdom of Gravity at the Ntinda Complex in Kampala, Uganda on July 13, 2017. His panel was moderated by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi. Nick Makoha
Wangari the Storyteller was the featured performer at Kenya National Library Kids Book Club on July 15, 2017. The Kenya National Library Service is a body of the Government of
The shortlists for the Writivism Short Story Prize 2017 and the Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction 2017 have been announced today. A large part of the African writing community
Okey Ndibe, the writer of some of the most highly regarded books by an African in the last twenty years, is currently on a six city Nigerian book tour. Okey
South African movie Inxeba known internationally as The Wound, which makes its African debut today was written by amongst others… Thando Mgqolozana. Thando Mgqolozana is many things to many people.
Nnedi Okorafor‘s Who Fears Death is set to be adapted for the small screen on US TV network HBO. Who Fears Death is a novel with science fiction and fantasy
Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is one of three winners of Le Grand Prix de l’héroïne Madame Figaro 2017. Le Grand Prix
The Etisalat Prize for Literature 2018 has announced its new judges as it made calls for entries for the new edition. On May 20, the Etisalat Prize for Literature 2017
The Rutanang Book Fair 2017, the second edition of the South African festival, was hosted from May 2-4. This year the events would happen virtually. The Rutanang Book Fair 2016
The Farafina Trust Workshop 2017 will not be happening its founder Chimamanda Adichie has said in a statement. This happened after its main sponsor Nigerian Breweries abruptly withdrew its patronage.