African Book Festival 2019 guest list.

Berlin’s African Book Festival 2019 guest list unveiled.

The guest list for Berlin’s African Book Festival 2019 has been unveiled. The festival curated by writer and filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga runs from April 4-7,…

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Abantu Book Festival 2018 artist line up unveiled.

Abantu Book Festival 2018 artist line up unveiled.

The Abantu Book Festival 2018 artist line up was announced on the event’s social media platforms on October 23, 2018. The festival now in its…

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The University of Johannesburg Prize 2017 shortlist announced.

The University of Johannesburg Prize 2017 shortlist announced.

The University of Johannesburg Prize 2017 shortlist was announced on September 11, 2018. Those in the running for the prize include Fred Khumalo, Lesego Rampolokeng,…

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Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2018 shortlist

Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2018 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,…

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Miles Morland Schorlaship 2017 judges Muthoni Garland, Ellah Allfrey and Olufemi Terry

The Miles Morland Scholarship 2017 shortlist 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…

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Open Book Festival 2017

Open Book Festival 2017 kicks off in Cape Town, South Africa

The Open Book Festival 2017 kicked off today in Cape Town, South Africa. The festival will run from September 6-10, 2017. The Open Book Festival…

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Zakes Mda

20th Time of the Writer International Festival set for Durban, South Africa

The 20th Time of the Writer International Festival set to take place in Durban, South Africa from 13 – 18 March 2017. The Festival theme…

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Cat Hellisen wins Short Story Day Africa Prize 2015 #AkeFest2015

Cat Hellisen is the winner of the Short Story Day Africa Prize for Short Fiction 2015. The winner has just been announced at the ongoing…

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Short Story Day Africa 2015 longlist announced

Short Story Day Africa has announced the longlist of this year’s anthology. The stories from writers from across the continent explored the theme “Water” in…

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Five Africans on Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2015 Shortlist

The good people at the Commonwealth Short Story Prize have announced those who have made the shortlist for this years award. The five Africans on…

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