An action packed Pa Gya! Literary festival 2018 is set to happen in Accra, Ghana from October 19-21, 2018. The Pa Gya! Literary festival first…
The FIFA World Cup 2018 is here and we again present the African Writers and Poets World Cup squads we would send to represent us…View More The African Writers and Poets squads to the World Cup 2018.
Nii Ayikwei Parkes was the keynote speaker at the Bare Lit Festival 2018 giving the address at The Albany, London UK on May 27, 2018.…View More Long Read: Nii Ayikwei Parkes keynote address at the Bare Lit Festival 2018.
Fiction writer Nathaniel Z. Mpofu, nonfiction writer Pofela Ndzozi and poet ASA won big at the Bulawayo Arts Awards 2018. The Awards were given at…View More Nathaniel Z. Mpofu, ASA, Pofela Ndzozi win at Bulawayo Arts Awards 2018.
Poets Koleka Putuma, Efe Paul Azino, and Titilope Sonuga have cashed in on their poetry talents with bank communication appearances. We are always happen when…View More Koleka Putuma, Efe Paul Azino, Titilope Sonuga bank on their poetry.
Welcome to the African Literary Podcast Episode 6. In this episode, tell give you news from the African literary scene on awards to the books…View More African Literary Podcast Episode 6.
The Short Story Day Africa 2018 shortlist has been announced and features Agazit Abate, Michael Agugom, Michelle Angwenyi, Innocent Chizaram Ilo, Cherrie Kandie, Farai Mudzingwa,…View More Short Story Day Africa 2017 shortlist announced.
The Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2018 shortlist has been announced. The Africa regional shortlist featured Harriet Anena, Fred Khumalo, Cheryl Ntumy, Michelle Sacks, Efua Traoré,…View More Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2018 shortlist announced.
The hardcover editions of Nnedi Okorafor’s Binti trilogy books with new covers as set to be unveiled in July 2018. In 2015, Nnedi Okorafor unveiled…View More Nnedi Okorafor’s Binti Trilogy new hardcover editions for July.
Lola Shoneyin’s novel The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Lives returns to stage this June. This adapatation has been written by Rotimi Babatunde and is…View More “The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Lives” is back on stage.
Magunga Williams is Kenya’s Creative Writing Blog 2018 winner. He was given the award at a ceremony in Nairobi’s Crowne Plaza on May 19, 2018.…View More Magunga Williams is Kenya’s Creative Writing Blog 2018 winner.
Nigerian writer and lawyer Dele Ogun will be launching his book, A Fatherless People: The Secret Story of How the Nigerians Missed the Road to…View More Dele Ogun’s “A Fatherless People” to launch in June 2018.
Biyi Bandele, Mona Eltahawy, Noo Saro-Wiwa, and Sisonke Msimang are the Bellagio Residency Scholars 2018. The Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center Residency Program offers academics, artists,…View More Bandele, Eltahawy, Saro-Wiwa, Msimang are Bellagio Residency Scholars 2018.
Born for Greatness: Biography of Frank Leepa is the biography of South African music legend Frank Leepa. Written by Mpho A. Leepa and published by…View More Mpho A. Leepa’s biography of South African music legend Frank Leepa is coming.
Ayesha Harruna Attah is the author of the new novel The Hundred Wells of Salaga published by Cassava Republic Press. This is the writer’s second…View More Interview: Five questions with Ayesha Harruna Attah.
The Caine Prize for African Writing 2018 shortlist has been announced. The writers in the running for one of the continents most coveted prizes are…View More Caine Prize for African Writing 2018 shortlist announced.