Festivals Nigeria

Abuja Literary and Arts Festival 2020 for August.

The Abuja Literary and Arts Festival 2020, with the theme “The Art of Empathy,” is set to run from August 13-15, 2020. The announcement was made on July 7, 2020. In 1998, the Abuja Literary Society was founded by Victor Anoliefo, Ike Anya, Ferdinand Agu and Ken Ike Okere to bring together writers, aspiring writers, […]


Inaugural Caribbean Literature Day set to be hosted on July 12.

The inaugural Caribbean Literature Day will be hosted on Sunday, July 12, 2020. The theme will be “Celebrating Caribbean Literature: Roots, Ranges, and Excellence.” The Mayan people were one of the most learned people in the world until they encountered Spanish colonisers four centuries ago. On July 12, 1562, the Spanish Franciscan priest and bishop […]

Awards Fiction Uganda United Kingdom

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi on Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2020 longlist.

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s short story collection Manchester Happened is on the longlist for the Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2020 announced on July 8, 2020. The Edge Hill Short Story Prize, awarded annually by Edge Hill University for excellence in a published single author short story collection, was by founded Professor Ailsa Cox in 2006. […]