Festivals Nigeria Poetry

Niyi Osundare International Poetry Festival 2019 for July.

The Niyi Osundare International Poetry Festival 2019 will be hosted at the University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State on July 15 to 17, 2019. Niyi Osundare has authored 18 books of poetry, two books of selected poems, four plays, a book of essays, and numerous monographs and articles on literature, language, culture, and society. […]

Botswana Fiction New Books

Lauri Kubuitsile’s “Deliver Us From Evil” is here.

Lauri Kubuitsile’s newest novel Deliver Us From Evil was published by Penguin on May 1, 2019. Lauri Kubuitsile is the author of books for children and young adults, detective novellas, romance novels, and short story collections. The Caine Prize 2011 shortlistee who was feted for her gut-wrenching 2016 historical fiction title The Scattering has a […]

Awards South Africa

South Africa’s Media24 Book Prizes 2019 shortlists announced.

The shortlists for South Africa’s Media24 Book Prizes 2019 were announced on May 13, 2019. Media24 is the print media arm of the South African media company Naspers. The organisation owns several publishers in its portfolio of investments like Jonathan Ball Publishers as well as NB Publishers which has the imprints Human & Rousseau, Tafelberg, […]