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Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi charms Nairobi, Kigali in “Manchester Happened” tour.

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi charmed residents of Nairobi and Kigali on her Manchester Happened East African tour. Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi won the Kwani Manuscript prize in 2013 giving her name recognition across the continent. The manuscript published as Kintu in the following year earned the writer many accolades like being longlisted for the Etisalat Prize. The […]

New Books Nigeria Poetry

Titilope Sonuga’s “This Is How We Disappear” now available.

Titilope Sonuga’s poetry collection This Is How We Disappear was published by Write Bloody North on April 26, 2019. Titilope Sonuga is an award-winning poet, writer, and performer who has been on stages across Nigeria and internationally. She was the winner of the 2011 Canadian Authors’ Association Emerging Writer Award for her first collection of […]

Awards Speculative Fiction

African Speculative Society’s Nommo Awards 2019 shortlist announced.

The African Speculative Society’s Nommo Awards 2019 shortlist was announced today May 14, 2019. The Nommo Awards were introduced in 2016 to showcase writing that couldn’t be categorised in the “standard spaces” in the African literary scene. The writing in question is known in other markets by terms like magical realism, Sci-Fi, horror, and graphic […]