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Three Africans on Dublin International Literary Award 2019 longlist.

Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀, Zinzi Clemmons, and Omar El Akkad are the three Africans on the Dublin International Literary Award 2019 longlist announced on November 19, 2018. The Dublin International Literary Award is presented annually for a novel written in English or translated into English to promote excellence in world literature. The prize worth €100,000 is sponsored […]

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A snapshot of Poetry Africa 2018.

Poetry Africa 2018 was hosted at venues in Durban, South Africa from October 15-20, 2018. Here is a snapshot of events that went down on the South African coastal town. Poetry Africa, organised by the Centre for Creative Arts, is an international poetry festival held annually in Durban, South Africa. It has hosted some of […]

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E.C. Osondu is Fall for the Book 2019 award judge.

E.C. Osondu is a judge for this year’s Fall for the Book Award 2019. Fall for the Book and the Institute for Immigration Research is an award to recognize recently published works that illuminate the complexity of human experience as told by immigrants, whose work is historically underrepresented in writing and publishing. The prize will […]

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Koleka Putuma poetry collection “Collective Amnesia” now in Spanish.

Koleka Putuma debut poetry collection Collective Amnesia is now available in Spanish. It was translated by Arrate Hidalgo & Lawrence Schimel and published by Flores Rara. Koleka Putuma is a South African award-winning performance poet, facilitator, and theatre-maker. Her work has travelled around the world, with her poetry garnering her national prizes, such as the […]

Literary Magazines

The ArabLit Quarterly makes a November debut.

The ArabLit Quarterly officially made its debut on November 15, 2018. The newest publication in town is the work of award winning publication, founded and editor-in-chief M Lynx Qualey, is one of the best resources out there if you want to know what is happening in Arabic translation. Apart from curating what is […]