Events Kenya

Kevin Mwachiro, Faith Oneya, Saba El Lazim Elbasha at Nairobi | Maps of Exile literary salon.

Kevin Mwachiro, Faith Oneya, and Saba El Lazim Elbasha were the featured writers at the Nairobi | Maps of Exile literary salon at the Coffee Casa, Nairobi on Thursday, January 16, 2020. The event was moderated by novelist Hassan Ghedi Santur. Nairobi | Maps of Exile is a literary salon series examining questions of home, […]

Advocacy Uganda

Stella Nyanzi wins Oxfam Novib/PEN International Award 2020.

Stella Nyanzi was announced the winner of the Oxfam Novib/PEN International Award 2020 on January 16, 2020. PEN International’s Writers in Prison Committee, the PEN Emergency Fund and Oxfam Novib each year give the Oxfam Novib/PEN International Free Expression Award to writers who continue to work for freedom of expression in the face of persecution. […]

Diaspora Festivals

Asmara-Addis Literary Festival (In Exile) 2020 dates and guests announced.

The guests who will feature at the Asmara-Addis Literary Festival (In Exile) 2020, in Brussels, Belgium on February 27-28, were announced on January 14, 2020. On February 9, 2019, the Asmara-Addis Literary Festival (In Exile) made a splash in the Belgian city of Brussels. The festival was founded by novelist Sulaiman Addonia who is well […]