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Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival Elizabeth Nunez Awards 2021 longlists announced.

The longlists for the Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival’s Elizabeth Nunez Awards 2021 were announced on August 9 and August 14, 2021. The Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival (BCLF), founded in 2019, is a celebration of culture as expressed through the pen of the storyteller and the voice of the poet. It is designed to facilitate vibrant […]

Festivals Nigeria

Abuja Literary and Arts Festival 2021 to kick off on September 25.

The Abuja Literary and Arts Festival 2021, with the theme “Making Art Work,” is set to run from September 25 to October 2, 2021. The announcement was made on August 13. The Abuja Literary Society was founded to bring together writers, aspiring writers, book-lovers, intellectuals, and anyone with an interest in the literary arts and […]

Awards Fiction United Kingdom

Abi Daré makes Goldsboro Books Glass Bell Award 2021 Shortlist

The Girl With the Louding Voice by Abi Daré is on the shortlist for the Goldsboro Books Glass Bell Award 2021 announced on Thursday, August 5, 2021. The Goldsboro Books Glass Bell Award is for a novel written in English and published the previous year in the UK founded in 2017. It is awarded annually […]

Awards United Kingdom United States

Hanif Abdurraqib, Salena Godden on UK’s Gordon Burn Prize 2021 shortlist.

Hanif Abdurraqib and Salena Godden are on the shortlist for the Gordon Burn Prize 2021 announced on Friday, August 13, 2021. English writer Gordon Burn wrote four novels and several works of non-fiction; he passed away in 2009. In 2013, the Gordon Burn Prize, celebrating fiction or non-fiction written in the English language, was launched. […]