Awuor Onyango, Bongani Kona, Louise Umutoni, Caroline Numuhire, and Troy Onyango

Caine Prize workshop participants feature at #KigaliLit

The #KigaliLit session that happens regularly in Kigali, Rwanda this past month featured writers who had been attending the Caine Prize workshop in the East…

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Miles Morland Foundation workshop partipants

Miles Morland Foundation hosts African Writers in Uganda

The Miles Morland Foundation hosted some of the hottest writers on the continent for a Creative writer’s workshop in Uganda on July 8-15, 2017. The…

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Sharon Kasanda

Short Story Day Africa, Goethe Institut announce ID Flow Workshop Participants

Short Story Day, Goethe Institut have announced participants to take part in ID Flow Workshop across the continent. The workshops will be facilitated by Efemia…

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Dayo Forster

Morland Writing Scholarship 2016 Shortlist announced

The Miles Morland Foundation has announced the shortlist for the 2016 Morland Writing Scholarships. Of the twenty-two names, eleven are from Nigeria, four from South…

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Nneoma Ike-Njoku

Pushcart Prize 2016 nominations: Panashe Chigumadzi, Nneoma Ike-Njoku and Troy Onyango

Panashe Chigumadzi, Nneoma Ike-Njoku and Troy Onyango are three of the six writers that Transition Magazine have nominated for the Pushcart Prize. The Pushcart Prize is…

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Troy Onyango

Nyanza Literary Festival 2016 winners announced in Kisumu

Update: A previous version of this blog indicated that Redscar McOdindo K’Oyuga won the poetry prize. The prize givers have since withdrawn his award after it emerged…

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