Awards Poetry United Kingdom

Andreena Leeanne, Paul Mendez on Polari First Book Prize 2021 longlists

Andreena Leeanne and Paul Mendez are on the longlist for the Polari First Book Prize 2021 announced on June 24, 2021. The Polari First Book Prize was established to celebrate new writing coming with a focus on LGBTIQ issues by writers born or based in the UK and Ireland by Paul Burton in 2011. It […]

Festivals Kenya

A snapshot of the Alliance Française hosted NYrobi Book Fest

The inaugural NYrobi Book Fest was hosted at the Alliance Française Nairobi on June 25-26, 2021. The Alliance Française de Nairobi has always been a home for the arts in the capital of the East African country. It is one of the few spaces which regularly hosts concerts, theatre performances, art exhibitions, book launches and […]

Awards Fiction Speculative Fiction United States

N.K. Jemisin, P. Djèlí Clark win at Locus Awards 2021.

N.K. Jemisin, and P. Djèlí Clark were among the winners of the Locus Awards 2021 announced on June 26, 2021. The Locus Awards are literary awards handed out annually by United States-based Locus Magazine. Locus: The Magazine of Science Fiction & Fantasy is the news organ and trade journal for the English language science fiction […]