Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry 2019 finalists

Dami Ajayi, Nick Makoha, Koleka Putuma are Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry 2018 finalists.

Dami Ajayi, Nick Makoha, and Koleka Putuma are the finalists of the Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry 2018 announced on May 24, 2019. The…

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Writivism 2019 mentors

The Writivism 2019 mentors have been announced.

The mentors for Writivism 2019 were announced by the Kampala, Uganda headquartered initiative on March 16, 2019. Writivism, the project of writing as activism, that…

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Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature 2018

Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature 2018 longlist announced.

The Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature 2018 longlist has been announced with nine poets in the running. The Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature, worth US$10,000,…

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Lagos International Poetry Festival 2017 for November #lipfest2017

The Lagos International Poetry Festival 2017 is set to happen from November 1-5, 2017. The festival theme is “Bridges from Walls.” In 2015, a team…

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Ama Ata Aidoo

Ama Ata Aidoo for Ake Arts and Book Festival 2017

The Ake Arts and Book Festival 2017 will take place at the Arts and Cultural Centre, Kuto, Abeokuta on November 14-18, 2017. This year’s theme…

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Leila Aboulela

Leila Aboulela to headline Nigeria’s Kaduna Book & Arts Festival 2017

Leila Aboulela will be the headline guest at the inaugural Kaduna Book & Arts Festival to be held from July 5-8, 2017. The festival is…

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Three spaces to get your Christmas book orders

The Christmas holidays are upon us ladies and gentlemen. Like any good bibliophile, you will probably be giving books to your family and friends. If…

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YouTube Videos from the Storymoja Festival 2015

So I have finally uploaded all the videos that I took at the Storymoja Festival 2015 that happened this month. The videos were taken over…

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Storymoja Festival 2015: Blog numero deux

The last day of the Storymoja Festival 2015 was on Sunday. The Arboretum, like the name tells you, is a place dedicated to trees so…

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