Festivals Nigeria

Sokoto Book and Arts Festival 2022 for Nigeria in November.

The Sokoto Book and Arts Festival 2022, also known as Sobafest, will return to Sokoto, Nigeria from November 4 – 6, 2022. The festival theme is “A Returning”. The Sokoto Book and Arts Festival was first hosted in Sokoto Nigeria in 2021 with the collaboration of organisations like Book O’clock Review, Poetry Club UDUS, and […]

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Makenzy Orcel on Prix Goncourt 2022 Deuxième Selection

Makenzy Orcel’s novel Une Somme Humaine is on the #Deuxième Selection of Prix Goncourt 2022 announced on October 4, 2022. Prix Goncourt is France’s most prestigious literary award. The Prix Goncourt is given by the French Académie Goncourt to the author of “the best and most imaginative prose work of the year”. While it only […]

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Scholastique Mukasonga on US National Book Awards 2022 shortlists

Scholastique Mukasonga joined other writers of African descent on the shortlist of the US National Book Awards 2022 announced on October 4. 2022. The US National Book Awards are literary awards from the Northern American nations National Book Foundation established in 1936. They are conferred in the categories of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, translated literature, and […]