Awards Fiction Nonfiction United States

L.A. Times Book Prizes 2023 finalists announced.

The finalists for the L.A. Times Book Prizes 2022 were announced on Wednesday, February 22, 2022. Here are the writers of African descent on the list. The Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were founded in 1980 by Art Seidenbaum, a Los Angeles Times book editor from 1978 to 1985. They are awarded annually in Best […]

Awards Poetry Zimbabwe

Togara Muzanenhamo is Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry 2022 winner.

Togara Muzanenhamo’s Virga was named the winner of the African Poetry Book Fund’s Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry 2022 on February 23, 2023. The Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry is named for poet, publisher, editor, businesswoman, and philanthropist, Glenna Luschei. Administered by the African Poetry Book Fund, it is awarded annually to a […]

Awards Drama Kenya

Ngugi Wa Thiong’o, Ogutu Muraya feted at Kenya Theatre Awards 2023.

Ngugi Wa Thiong’o and Ogutu Muraya were among the winners at the Kenya Theatre Awards 2023 hosted in Nairobi on Thursday, February 23, 2023. The Kenya Theatre Awards were founded to honour outstanding productions, artists and the legacy of practitioners who have become icons while encouraging and celebrating a blend of innovation and excellence in […]