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Congolese poet and academic Philippe Masegabio Nzanzu has passed away.

Congolese poet and academic Philippe Masegabio Nzanzu passed away on May 16, 2022. Philippe Masegabio Nzanzu was born in 1944 in the province of Equateur and he completed his Greco-Latin humanities at Saint-Thomas de Lisala College. A lover of Romanesque philology, Philippe Masegabio was a doctor of letters and philosophy trained at the University of […]

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Khadija Abdalla Bajaber, Celeste Mohamed among Firecracker Awards 2022 finalists

The finalists for the Firecracker Awards 2022, including Celeste Mohamed, Percival Everett, Caseen Gaines, and Khadija Abdalla Bajaber, were announced on May 18, 2022. The Community of Literary Magazines and Presses (CLMP) is an organisation of independent literary publishers and magazines founded in the USA in 1967. The CLMP Firecracker Awards for Independently Published Literature […]

Festivals Kenya

Inaugural Kakamega Book Festival for May 21

The first edition of the Kakamega Book Festival, brought to you by the Kakamega Book Club, runs in the Western Kenyan town on Saturday, May 21, 2022. The theme is “to celebrate books and their impact on our lives.” The first book festival in the Kenyan Western hub that is Kakamega is set to be […]