Awards Poetry United Kingdom

Warda Yassin is UK’s Women Poets’ Prize 2020 winner

Warda Yassin is one of the three winners of the Women Poets’ Prize 2020 announced in London on November 17, 2020. The other two were Alisha Dietzman and Natalie Linh Bolderston. The Rebecca Swift Foundation was set up in memory of Rebecca Swift the editor, novelist, diarist, poet, and founder and director of The Literary […]

Fiction Launches New Books South Africa

Angela Makholwa’s newest novel “Critical But Stable” launches.

Angela Makholwa’s newest novel Critical But Stable launched physically on November 12 and virtually on November 17, 2020. Angela Makholwa is the author of the titles Red Ink (2007), The 30th Candle (2010) (our review), The Black Widow Society (2013) (our review), and The Blessed Girl (2017). The newest novel from the Johannesburg-resident is the […]

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Mariette Tchamda Mbunpi, Annette Michael for James Murua Literary LiveStream

Mariette Tchamda Mbunpi and Annette Michael are the guests at the James Murua Literary LiveStream on Wednesday, November 25, 2020, at 18:00 GMT/ 19:00 WAT/ 20:00 CAT/ 21:00 EAT. You can join the stream, brought to you in cooperation with Frankfurter Buchmesse with financial support from the German Federal Foreign Office, on Facebook, YouTube, or […]

Awards British Virgin Islands Poetry

Dr Richard Georges Is British Virgin Islands First Poet Laureate.

Dr Richard Georges was appointed the first Poet Laureate of the British Virgin Islands on November 20, 2020. The British Virgin Islands are a British Overseas Territory in the Caribbean, to the east of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands and north-west of Anguilla. The territory appointed its first poet laureate in a ceremony […]