Caine Prize Anthology 2015 cover out

Remember when we gave exclusive coverage of the Caine Prize workshop that happened for in Ghana earlier in the year? Well we have some output from the whole process apart from writers from all over the continent learning the taste of Ghana’s awesome Star beer. The Caine Prize Anthology of 2015 is now almost ready […]

Awards Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean writer Bryony Rheam wins Agatha Christie Competition

Zimbabwean writer Bryony Rheam is the winner of the May ‘Write Your Own Christie’ competition. The competition involves writing a chapter of a novel in the style of Agatha Christie, following on from the chapters of previous winners. The competition is run on a monthly basis and has been going for eight months, it finishes […]


Buy Attack of the Shidaz! (Another World Record attempt)

I have featured this before. Storymoja publishers have been attempting for the last couple of years been trying to break the work record for the number of people reading aloud from the same text at the same time. This attempt was tried last year and earlier in the year. Well its that time again as […]


Mildred Barya wins Sylt Foundation African Writer´s Residency Award 2015

It official. Ugandan writer and poet Mildred Barya has been selected as the 2015 winner of the Sylt Foundation African Writer´s Residency Award. The residency includes a two months stay in a subsidized apartment on the German island of Sylt. She follows in the illustrious steps of folks like Nii Ayikwei Parkes (2014) and Chika […]