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Bernardine Evaristo, Maaza Mengiste on Premio Gregor von Rezzori 2021 longlist.

Bernardine Evaristo and Maaza Mengiste are on the longlist for Premio Gregor von Rezzori 2021 announced on April 20, 2020. Gregor von Rezzori was an Austrian-born, Romanian, German-language novelist, memoirist, screenwriter, and author of radio plays, as well as an actor, journalist, visual artist, art critic, and art collector. He passed away in 1998 and […]

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Writers of African descent on Los Angeles Times Book Prize 2020 winners list

There are several writers of African descent on the Los Angeles Times Book Prize 2020 winners list announced on April 16, 2021. U.S. newspaper the Los Angeles Times has awarded book prizes in biography, current interest, fiction, first, history, mystery/thriller, poetry, science and technology (category added in 1989), and young adult fiction since 1980. Some […]

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The Grand Prix Panafricain de Littérature is here!

The Grand Prix Panafricain de Littérature, the most ambitious pan African literary prize yet, is open to all African writers wherever they are who write in French and English. There is a new literary prize for writers on the African continent to take up called the Grand Prix Panafricain de Littérature. The new award comes […]

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Perfect your manuscript with the Mmabasi’s Legacy Literary Center workshop

The Mmabasi’s Legacy Literary Center has made a callout for writers who wish to perfect their manuscript. The work will be done by Editor Heather Lazare of Northern California Writers’ Retreat. Mmabasi’s Legacy is an ecosystem that’s built to facilitate access to drivers of book markets and offering specially curated programs and curriculums, designed to […]