Mozambique Publishers

Ethale launches app for African books in Portuguese.

Mozambican publisher Ethale has launched an app for African books in Portuguese. Mozambican publisher Ethale is one of the most exciting new names in African publishing in the last few years. It was founded by British journalist Alex Macbeth and Mozambican journalist Jessemusse Cacinda in 2016. Since then, they have published several books in the […]

Festivals France

Alain Mabanckou-powered Atlantide Literature Festival 2022 starts February 24.

The Atlantide Literature Festival executive directed by Alain Mabanckou kicks off in Nantes, France from February 24 – 27, 2022. The Atlantide Literature Festival has gathered dozens of international and French writers to the French city of Nantes since it was founded in 2013. The artistic director of the festival Alain Mabanckou has performed this […]

Awards Fiction Nonfiction Poetry

Isele Prizes 2022 longlists announced.

The longlists for the Isele Prizes 2022, the first edition, were announced on Monday, February 21, 2022. The Isele Prize celebrates the best of short stories, poetry, and essays by writers published in the Ukamaka Olisakwe founded Isele Magazine. The prizes are split into three categories – short stories, poetry, and essays, and each category […]