Festivals Germany

African Book Festival’s “Voices from the Beginning” streams January 28-29

The African Book Festival’s “Voices from the Beginning” from Berlin-based InterKontinental, curated by Kalaf Epalanga, will be streaming live from Munich and Leipzig, Germany from January 28-29, 2021. InterKontinental is known by those who follow African and Black literature for the African Book Festival which they hosted in their Berlin, Germany base in 2018 and […]

Awards United Kingdom

Africans feature on Rathbone Folio Prize 2021 longlist.

There are several Africans on the longlist of the Rathbone Folio Prize 2021 announced today, January 20, 2021. The Rathbones Folio Prize is a literary award currently sponsored by Rathbone Investment Management that first ran in 2014–2015. Previous winners have been George Saunders, Akhil Sharma, Hisham Matar, Richard Lloyd Parry, Raymond Antrobus, and Valeria Luiselli. […]