Festivals South Africa

The Time of the Writer 2021 kicks off on March 15.

The Time of the Writer 2021, one of the continent’s longest-running literary festivals, broadcasts from Durban, South Africa from March 15-21, 2021. The festival theme is “The Writer: Witness, The Canary In The Mine or Testifier?” The Time of the Writer, a literary festival organised by the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts, returns […]

Awards Fiction Ghana United Kingdom United States

African writers feature on UK’s Women’s Prize for Literature 2021 longlist.

The longlist for the UK Women’s Prize for Literature 2021, featuring four African writers, was announced on March 10, 2021. The Women’s Prize for Fiction is awarded annually to a female author of any nationality for the best original full-length novel written in English and published in the United Kingdom in the preceding year. Previous […]