Awards Fiction Nigeria

Toyin Falola Prize 2022 longlist announced.

The ten-writer longlist for the Toyin Falola Prize 2022 was announced on Monday, October 24, 2022. The Toyin Fálọlá Prize is an award from Nigerian-based Lunaris aimed at honouring distinguished African scholar and foremost historian, Prof Toyin Fálọlá, whose contributions to the field of African history and culture have continued to place Africa on the […]

Awards Fiction France Haiti

Makenzy Orcel is finalist at Prix Goncourt 2022.

Makenzy Orcel’s novel Une Somme Humaine is a finalist of Prix Goncourt 2022 announced at the Beirut Books Festival, Beirut, Lebanon on Tuesday, October 25, 2022.   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 has […]

Events Kenya

Gloria Mwaniga for Global Story of the Month on October 29.

Gloria Mwaniga is this month’s featured guest at the Global Story of the Month at the Alliance Française Nairobi on Saturday, October 29, 2022. The event, which is free, starts at 2 pm. Global Story of the Month is a project where young writers get to meet and interact with those who are already established […]