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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Alian Mabancko. Photo/©-JF-Paga-Grasset-1

African writers converge on Alain Mabanckou powered Atlantide 2018

Writers from across the African continent converged on Nantes, France at the Alain Mabanckou powered Atlantide Literature Festival 2018 on February 15 to 18, 2018.…

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The Johannesburg Review of Books

World Exclusive: The Johannesburg Review of Books debuts on May 1, 2017

The Johannesburg Review of Books, a new publication giving a view of world literature through African eyes, debuts on May 1, 2017. It’s been a…

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Literary events across Africa for March 2017

A list of literary events happening across Africa in March 2017. March 3rd, 2017. Friday. Event: An evening with Amara Nicole Okolo Venue: Goethe Lagos…

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Channels Book Club unveils their top 20 Nigerian Books of 2016

Channels Book Club unveils their top 20 Nigerian Books of 2016

Channels Book Club, one of the few TV shows on the continent dedicated to books, have unveiled their top 20 Nigerian Books of 2016. Some…

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Patrick Okigbo, Kinna Likimani, Hellon Habila, Aisha Osori and Panashe Chigumadzi

Authors and books at the Ake Arts and Book Festival 2016

It was a special time in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria as the Ake Arts and Book Festival rolled into town from 15-19th November 2016. The…

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