​Port Harcourt Lit Fest hosts the Africa 39

Last week was the Port Harcourt Literature Festival in the city of Port Harcourt in Nigeria. The highlight was of course the Africa 39 writers who were in town as part of the World Book Capital 2014 celebrations in the Nigerian coastal town. Reports from the writers state that there are better organised festivals. The […]

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Meshack Asare wins prestigious Prize for children’s literature

Ghanaian Meshack Asare is the winner of this years 2015 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature. The award was announced by World Literature Today, the award-winning magazine of international literature and culture on Friday. The Neustadt International Prize for Literature awarded every two years recognizes great accomplishments in the world of children’s storytelling. A check […]