Awards Fiction Nigeria Speculative Fiction

Wole Talabi is Jim Baen Memorial Short Story Award 2022 finalist

Wole Talabi is a finalist of the Jim Baen Memorial Short Story Award 2022 announced on Tuesday, March 8, 2022. The Jim Baen Memorial Short Story Award, organised by Baen Books in partnership with the National Space Society, was first launched in 2007. It has been awarded to realistic hard science fiction about what can […]

Festivals South Africa

Time of the Writer 2022 kicks off today!

The Time of the Writer 2022 runs virtually, from its base in Durban, South Africa, from March 14-22, 2022. Time of the Writer is a literary festival organised by the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts and hosted in Durban, South Africa since 1996. The twenty fifth edition inspired by Africa’s Nobel Peace Prize […]

Awards Netherlands

Vamba Sherif on Netherland’s Best Groninger Boek 2022 shortlist

Vamba Sherif’s memoir Ongekende Liefde is on the shortlist for Best Groninger Boek 2022 announced on Thursday, March 10, 2022. Best Groninger Boek is a literary award organised by the NOORDWOORD Foundation, an association for literary events in Groningen, Netherlands, in collaboration with Forum Groningen. NOORDWOORD’s mission is to put Groningen on the map as […]