Journals Literary Magazines

Johannesburg Review of Books celebrates 5 years with 50th edition.

The Johannesburg Review of Books, with first came about in 2017, celebrated its 5th year with its 50th edition. On May 1, 2017, a new publication called The Johannesburg Review of Books was introduced to the African literary ecosystem. The initiative was a collaboration between former editors of South Africa’s Books LIVE ( with the […]

Awards Fiction Italy

Ben Okri on Premio Gregor von Rezzori 2022 longlist.

Ben Okri’s Preghiera per i vivi is on the longlist of the Premio Gregor von Rezzori 2022 announced on April 23, 2022. Gregor von Rezzori was a novelist, memoirist, screenwriter, and author of radio plays, as well as an actor, journalist, visual artist, art critic, and art collector. He passed away in 1998 and his […]

Awards Poetry United States

Sonia Sanchez Wins US’ Jackson Poetry Prize.

Sonia Sanchez was announced the winner of the Jackson Poetry Prize on Tuesday, April 26, 2022. The Jackson Poetry Prize, established in 2006 with a gift from the Liana Foundation and is named for the John and Susan Jackson family, honours an American poet of exceptional talent. Eligible poets must have published at least two […]