World Literary Festivals

Angela Davis, Zukiswa Wanner, Lola Shoneyin for Women of the World (WOW) Festival 2020.

Angela Davis joins a raft of speakers like Lola Shoneyin, Zukiswa Wanner, and others for the Women of the World (WOW) Festival 2020 set to happen on June 27-28, 2020. The Women of the World or WOW Festival, which first took place at Southbank Centre, UK in 2010, was founded by Jude Kelly. Since then, […]

Awards Jamaica United Kingdom

Kei Miller, Okechukwu Nzelu on Polari Prize 2020 longlists.

Kei Miller, Okechukwu Nzelu are on the longlists for the Polari First Book Prize 2020 and Polari Prize 2020 announced on June 23, 2020. The Polari First Book Prize was established to celebrate new writing coming with a focus on LGBTIQ issues by writers born or based in the UK and Ireland by Paul Burton […]

Awards Cameroon Cote D'Ivoire Djibouti Fiction France Senegal

Prix Kourouma 2020 shortlist announced.

The shortlist for Prix Kourouma 2020 was announced on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. Ahmadou Kourouma was the Ivorian novelist who wrote Allah N’est Pas (Allah is Not Obliged) in 2002, En Attendant Le Vote Des Bêtes Sauvages (Waiting for the Wild Beasts to Vote) in 1998, and Les Soleils Des Indépendances (The Suns of Independence) […]