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Panashe Chigumadzi anchors InterKontinental’s “New Daughters of Africa” podcast.

The New Daughters of Africa podcast, a project of InterKontinental, will be anchored by journalist, columnist, and award-winning novelist Panashe Chigumadzi. InterKontinental, founded by Karla Kutzner and Stefanie Hirsbrunner, is not a new name to many who follow the African diaspora literary scene in Germany. Their most famous contribution to the culture has to be the […]

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Women’s Prize for Fiction 2022 longlist announced.

Morowa Yejidé, Lisa Allen-Agostini, Dawnie Walton, and Leone Ross are on the longlist for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2022 announced today. The Women’s Prize for Fiction is one of the United Kingdom’s most prestigious literary prizes first handed out in 1996. It is awarded annually to a female author of any nationality for the […]

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Sonia Sanchez to receive Edwin MacDowell Medal.

US poet and academic Sonia Sanchez is the recipient of this year’s Edwin MacDowell Medal. The Edward MacDowell Medal is given to one person annually who has made an outstanding contribution to American culture and the arts since 1960. The award is named for composer Edward MacDowell, who, with pianist Marian MacDowell, his wife, founded […]