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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Writivism Festival 2015 Day 5: Languages, Afrikology and a sex panel

Sunday was the final day of the Writivism Festival 2015. The day when we would be knowing the winner of this year’s Short Story Prize…

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Writivism Day 1: Master Classes, Panel, Tsitsi and Rolex

*Jeff Koinange voice* What a day! What a series of master classes! What a panel! What a speech by the one and only TSISTI DANGAREMBGA!…

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The Writivism Festival 2015 is here! (Day one is coming)

The hype towards the Writivism Festival 2015 happening in Kampala, Uganda has been intense with good reason. We love the idea of activism to get…

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The Writivism Short Story Prize Shortlist 2015 out

The short list for the Writivism Short Story Competition 2015 has been announced by Chika Unigwe the chair of the judging panel. She was helped…

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The Writivism Short Story Prize 2015 Longlist

The long list for the 2015 Writivism Short Story Prize, selected from a record 277 entries, was announced last Friday afternoon. The panel of judges…

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Mukoma Wa Ngugi on Neustadt International Prize for Literature 2016 jury

The Neustadt International Prize for Literature are international bimonthly awards sponsored by the University of Oklahoma and World Literature Today,. It is a first literary…

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No Valentines Day plans? Ankara got you sorted

Its Valentines Day on Saturday and Ankara Press have your back for the big day. They have commissioned Toni Kan, Sarah Ladipo Manyika, Binyavanga Wainaina,…

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