Awards Festivals Gambia Sierra Leone

Yulisa Amadu Maddy Award in Creative Writing launched

The Yulisa Amadu Maddy Award in creative writing was launched by founder Nadia Maddy at the Mboka Festival 2018 on January 15, 2018. Yulisa Pat Amadu Maddy was born in Freetown, Sierra Leone, where he grew up until the age of 22 when he travelled to France in 1958 and then Britain. He started broadcasting […]

Festivals South Africa

Rutanang Book Fair 2018 set for Tlokwe, South Africa in April

The Rutanang Book Fair 2018, the third edition of the South African literary festival, will be hosted in Tlokwe from April 26-28, 2018. In 2016, a team in the town of Tlokwe imagined a festival for their hometown. They settled on one they called ‘Rutanang’ which is a Sotho word means ‘learning from one another’ […]

Events Fiction Rwanda

Huza Press event KigaliLit rocks Rwanda’s literary scene

Author Sarah Stricker was the guest at the second edition of KigaliLit at the Goethe-Institut Kigali on January 31, 2018. The German writer was moderated by Donnalee Donaldson. KigaliLit, short for Kigali Literature, is a series of literary events created in a collaboration between Huza Press and the Goethe-Institut Kigali. The series gives a platform […]