Caine Prize for African Writing 2019 shortlist announced.

Caine Prize for African Writing 2019 shortlist announced.

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…

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Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Awards 2018 nominees announced.

Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Awards 2018 nominees announced.

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,…

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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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9Mobile Prize Literature 2017 longlist

9mobile Prize for Literature 2018 longlist announced

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…

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Tope Folarin

Tope Folarin makes Caine Prize 2016 shortlist (We need new Caines)

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…

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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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