Awards France Palestine

Fabienne Kanor wins the Aidoo-Snyder Book Prize 2022

Fabienne Kanor’s HUMUS (University of Virginia Press, 2020) is the winner of the Aidoo-Snyder Book Prize 2022. Véronique Tadjo and Tjawangwa Dema came second and third consecutively. The announcement was made on September 12, 2022. The Aidoo-Snyder Book Prize is awarded by the Women’s Caucus of the African Studies Association for an outstanding book that […]

Awards Fiction Sierra Leone United States

Tracy Coker wins Blue Pencil Agency First Novel Award 2022

Tracy Coker’s manuscript White Yams was declared the winner of the Blue Pencil Agency First Novel Award 2022 on Thursday, October 4, 2022. The Blue Pencil Agency First Novel Award is open to unrepresented and unpublished authors for a novel in any adult fiction genre. This year it was judged by literary agents Rowan Lawton […]

Awards Fiction Nigeria

Quramo Writers’ Prize 2022 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the Quramo Writers’ Prize 2022 was shared by the prize organisers on Wednesday, October 5, 2022. The Quramo Writers’ Prize is awarded annually to an unpublished fiction manuscript by an unpublished author. The award was founded by Lagos, Nigeria-based Quramo Publishers to encourage and stimulate a new community of talented writers as […]