The shortlist for the Caine Prize for African Writing 2019 has been announced today May 20, 2019. The writers shortlisted are Lesley Nneka Arimah, Meron…View More Caine Prize for African Writing 2019 shortlist announced.
Lesley Nneka Arimah’s short story collection What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky is the recipient of the Italian Bridge Book Award…View More Lesley Nneka Arimah wins Italian Bridge Book Award 2018.
The Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Awards 2018 nominees have been announced and feature writers and poets with African roots. They include Lesley Nneka Arimah, Peter Kimani,…View More Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Awards 2018 nominees announced.
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.
Ayobami Adebayo and Lesley Nneka Arimah join 82 other artists from all over the world as MacDowell Fellows 2018. The MacDowell Colony is a US…View More Ayobami Adebayo, Lesley Nneka Arimah are MacDowell Fellows 2018
Lesley Nneka Arimah was announced as a Minnesota Book Awards 2018 winner for her short story collection What It Means When a Man Falls From…View More Lesley Nneka Arimah is Minnesota Book Awards 2018 winner
The nine books on the longlist for the 9mobile Prize for Literature 2018, formerly the Etisalat Prize, have been announced. The 9mobile Prize for Literature…View More 9mobile Prize for Literature 2018 longlist announced
Lesley Nneka Arimah is the winner of the Kirkus Prize for fiction 2017 for her short story collection What It Means When a Man Falls…View More Lesley Nneka Arimah wins Kirkus Prize for fiction 2017
Caine Prize winner 2013 Tope Folarin made the Caine Prize 2016 shortlist that was announced earlier today. The Caine Prize shortlist 2016 was announced today…View More Tope Folarin makes Caine Prize 2016 shortlist (We need new Caines)
Nigerian born Lesley Nneka Arimah is the winner for the African region at the Commonwealth Prize 2015. The writer who currently lives in the US…View More Lesley Nneka Arimah is Africa Regional Winner for Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2015
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…View More Five Africans on Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2015 Shortlist