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Mohamedou Ould Slahi Houbeini to curate African Book Festival Berlin 2023

Mohamedou Ould Slahi Houbeini, the new curator of the African Book Festival Berlin 2023 which runs from August 25-27, has been revealed today. In 2018, many of the leading African writers, poets, and thinkers on the continent and in the diaspora converged on Berlin, Germany for the African Book Festival. It has gone on to […]

Awards Poetry United Kingdom

Anthony Joseph wins T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry 2022

Anthony Joseph was declared the winner of the T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry 2022 in a ceremony in London, UK on Monday, January 16, 2023. The T. S. Eliot Prize for Poetry was inaugurated to celebrate the UK Poetry Book Society’s 40th birthday and honour its founding poet in 1993. T.S. Eliot, full name Thomas […]

Distribution Fiction Kenya Nonfiction Poetry

Nuria Books announces its Top 100 Kenyan books of 2022.

Kenyan bookstore Nuria Books announced its Top 100 Kenyan Books of 2022 on Monday, January 9, 2023. In 2015, Abdullahi Bulle set up the Nuria bookstore; named after his mother, in Nairobi, Kenya; nuria also incidentally is a play on the word “nuru” which is “light” in Kiswahili. He started selling what was in vogue […]