The Prix Les Afriques 2019 longlist was announced in Geneva, Switzerland on February 17, 2019. La Cene Littéraire is an association, founded in May 2015,…View More Prix Les Afriques 2019 longlist announced in Geneva.
Elnathan John newest nonfiction book Be(com)ing Nigerian: A Guide makes its official debut on February 6, 2019. Elnathan John is a Nigerian novelist, satirist, and…View More Elnathan John‘s “Be(com)ing Nigerian: A Guide” out on February 6.
Writers from across the African continent converged on Berlin for the first African Book Festival with Chris Abani as the headliner on April 26-28, 2018.…View More African writers converge for Berlin’s first African Book Festival.
The wait is over as the winners of the Morland Writing Scholarships 2017 were announced on December 5, 2017. They are Alemseged Tesfai, Bryony Rheam,…View More Miles Morland Writing Scholarships 2017 winners announced
The Miles Morland Foundation has announced the shortlist of 21 names for the 2017 Morland Writing Scholarships. The Morland Writing Scholarship is an annual award…View More The Miles Morland Scholarship 2017 shortlist announced
Elnathan John and Kinyanjui Kombani were the featured guests at the Literary Crossroads event at the Goethe Institut Nairobi on February 16, 2017. The event…View More Elnathan John, Kinyanjui Kombani feature at Goethe Nairobi’s Literary Crossroads
The annual Caine Prize Workshop ended yesterday at the Chaminuka Lodge near Lusaka, Zambia. The participants included previous winners of the Caine Prize, those shortlisted…View More Caine Prize Workshop 2016 in Zambia concludes
Writers Project of Ghana is one of the most exciting projects where live events in African literature are concerned. The organisation hosts a reading of…View More Elnathan John for Writers Project of Ghana in March 2016
Elnathan John is famous for many reasons. His work has been short listed for the Caine Prize for African Writing in 2013 and again in…View More Elnathan John launches debut novel in Lagos #Labaf2015
The Goethe Institut in Lagos hosted Elnathan John and Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, two of the hottest writers on the African continent right now, to a…View More Elnathan John and Abubakar Adam Ibrahim #OccupyGoetheLagos #Labaf2015
The Lagos Book & Art Festival is set to happen at the Freedom Park in Lagos from November 13 – 15. This year’s festival which…View More The Lagos Book & Art Festival 2015 is coming!
Its that day ladies and gentlemen. Tonight The Caine Prize for African Writing will be announcing its sixteenth winning writer at a kick ass dinner…View More Caine Prize for African Writing winner announced tonight
Its Valentines Day on Saturday and Ankara Press have your back for the big day. They have commissioned Toni Kan, Sarah Ladipo Manyika, Binyavanga Wainaina,…View More No Valentines Day plans? Ankara got you sorted
A few weeks ago the Caine Prize hosted one of its annual workshops in Zimbabwe with some of the leading African writers in attendance. They…View More Images from the Caine Prize Zimbabwe Workshop 2014