Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi and fans

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi charms Nairobi, Kigali in “Manchester Happened” tour.

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi charmed residents of Nairobi and Kigali on her Manchester Happened East African tour. Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi won the Kwani Manuscript prize in…

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Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi Manchester Happened

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s “Manchester Happened” East Africa tour.

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s East African tour for her new short story collection Manchester Happened runs from May 9 – 17, 2019. Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi came…

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Uganda International Writers Conference 2019

Uganda International Writers Conference 2019 for Kampala in May.

The Uganda International Writers Conference 2019 is set to happen in Kampala, Uganda from May 15-17, 2019. The conference is organised by the African Writers…

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Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Novuyo Rosa Tshuma on Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards 2019 shortlist.

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Novuyo Rosa Tshuma on Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards 2019 shortlist.

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s Kintu and Novuyo Rosa Tshuma’s House of Stone are on the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards 2019 shortlist announced on January 11,…

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Meet the judges for the Writivism Fiction and Nonfiction prizes for 2019.

Meet the judges for the Writivism Fiction and Nonfiction prizes for 2019.

The judges for the Writivism Short Story Prize 2019 and the Koffi Addo Prize for Nonfiction 2019 were announced on December 5, 2018. Writivism is…

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Berlin Writing in Immigration

African writers converge for Berlin’s first African Book Festival.

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.…

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Chinua Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart” at 60 celebrated.

Chinua Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart” at 60 celebration

Chinua Achebe’s work Things Fall Apart at 60 was celebrated with readings by some of the most well-known African writers working today at the South…

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Morland Writing Scholarships 2015 shortlist announced

The Miles Morland Foundation has just announced the shortlist for the 2015 Morland Writing Scholarships. These applicants will be whittled down to four on December…

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