Shubnum Khan, Ayobami Adebayo and Mohale Mashigo

Time of the Writer 2018 panels kick off in Durban, South Africa

The Time of the Writer 2018 panels started at Tongaat Public Library and the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on March 13, 2018. Those who would kick…

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Artists In Residency Bellagio Center residency 2018 shortlist

Seven African artists make Bellagio Residency 2018 shortlist

Mona Eltahawy, Sisonke Msimang, Yemisi Aribisala, Ayobami Adebayo, Noo Saro-Wiwa, Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah, and Sylvia Vollenhoven are shortlistees for the Bellagio Residency in literature. The…

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Alain Mabanckou, Ayobami Adebayo for Time of the Writer Festival 2018

Alain Mabanckou, Ayobami Adebayo for Time of the Writer Festival 2018

The line-up for the Time of the Writer Festival 2018, running from March 12-17, has been announced and it includes Alain Mabanckou, Ayobami Adebayo, and…

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Ayobami Adebayo and Zukiswa Wanner.

Ayobami Adebayo, Zukiswa Wanner for Literary Crossroads in Goethe Nairobi

Ayobami Adebayo and Zukiswa Wanner are the featured novelists for this month’s edition of Literary Crossroads at the Goethe-Institut Nairobi on February 23, 2018. They…

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9mobile Prize for Literature 2018 shorlist

Ayobami Adebayo, Lesley Nneka Arimah, Marcus Low make 9mobile Prize for Literature 2018 shortlist

The 9mobile Prize for Literature 2018 shortlist has been announced and the three writers in the running for Africa’s richest prize for a debut novel…

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Abantu Book Festival 2017

Abantu Book Festival 2017 unveils its artist line up

The Abantu Book Festival which is following on from its amazing debut year has announced the line-up for its second edition, which takes place on…

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South Africa National Book Week 2017

South Africa National Book Week 2017 is on!

The South Africa National Book Week 2017 is happening in Johannesburg from September 4-10. The highlight will be the South Africa Book Fair 2017 from…

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