Awards Fiction United Kingdom

SA Cosby, Femi Kayode on UK Crime Writers’ Association Awards 2022 longlist.

Femi Kayode and SA Cosby are on the longlist for the Crime Writers’ Association Gold Dagger Award 2022 announced on April 23, 2022. The Crime Writers’ Association is a specialist authors’ organisation in the United Kingdom. Its most famous initiatives are the dagger awards for the best crime writing of the year, and the Diamond […]

Awards Fiction United States

Dawnie Walton wins US’ Aspen Words Literary Prize 2022.

Dawnie Walton was declared the winner of the Aspen Words Literary Prize 2022 on Thursday, April 21, 2022. The Aspen Words Literary Prize is an annual award for an influential work of fiction that illuminates a vital contemporary issue and demonstrates the transformative power of literature on thought and culture. Eligible works include novels or […]

Awards Cote D'Ivoire Fiction

Véronique Tadjo wins at L.A. Times Book Prizes 2022.

Véronique Tadjo’s In the Company of Men won in its category at the L.A. Times Book Prizes 2022 announced on April 22, 2022. The Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were founded in 1980 by Art Seidenbaum, a Los Angeles Times book editor from 1978 to 1985. They are awarded annually in Best Biography, Best Current […]

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Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2022 shortlists announced

The shortlists for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2022 have been announced today, Monday, April 25, 2022. The Commonwealth Short Story Prize is awarded for the best piece of unpublished short fiction in English in the regions of Africa, Asia, Canada, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Pacific. Each of these winners is then eligible for […]