A call out for entries for Grand Prix des Associations Littéraires 2019 was made on Friday, September 27, 2019. The Grand Prix des Associations Littéraires…View More Entries for Grand Prix des Associations Littéraires 2019 sought.
The AfroYoungAdult anthology from the Goethe-Institut will launch at the Ake Book Festival 2019 in Lagos, Nigeria which happens on October 24-27, 2019. In September…View More Goethe-Institut’s AfroYoungAdult anthology to launch at Ake Book Festival 2019.
We share with you a list of literary festivals you can attend across Africa in October 2019. September was a very activity-filled month of the…View More Literary festivals across Africa you can attend in October 2019.
The judges for the Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2019, unveiled on September 30, 2019 are Ahmed Rajab, Prof Clara Momanyi, and Dr Amiri…View More Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2019 judges unveiled.
The winners of the Text Book Centre Jomo Kenyatta Prize for Literature 2019 were announced by the Kenya Publishers Association at a ceremony at the…View More Text Book Centre Jomo Kenyatta Prize for Literature 2019 winners announced.
Sitawa Namwalie and Athieno were the featured acts at the Artistic Encounters at the Goethe-Institut in Nairobi on Wednesday, September 25, 2019. In Artistic Encounters,…View More Sitawa Namwalie, Athieno at Artistic Encounters September 2019 edition.
The Nairobi International Book Fair 2019 officially kicked off at the Sarit Centre in Nairobi on Thursday, September 26, 2019. The fair ends on Sunday,…View More Nairobi International Book Fair 2019 officially kicks off.
Naledi Mashishi and Relebone Myambo were announced as the new residents of the Blackbird Books/Casa Lorde Residency 2019 on September 16, 2019. Blackbird Books headed…View More Naledi Mashishi, Relebone Myambo for Blackbird Books/Casa Lorde Residency 2019.
Kalaf Epalanga was announced as the curator for Berlin’s African Book Festival 2020 on September 23, 2019. The festival runs from April 17-19, 2020 with…View More Kalaf Epalanga is Berlin’s African Book Festival 2020 curator.
The busiest week in Kenyan literature in 2019 is upon us with the Nairobi International Book Fair 2019, Macondo Literary Festival 2019, the African Writers…View More The busiest week in Kenyan literature in 2019 is upon us.
Novuyo Rosa Tsuma will be making appearances at the Goethe-Institut, Macondo Literary Festival and a Meet The Readers session in Nairobi on September 26th and…View More Novuyo Rosa Tsuma to tour Nairobi in late September 2019.
Sitawa Namwalie and Athieno are the featured artists for Artistic Encounters at the Goethe-Institut in Nairobi on September 25, 2019. Their show will be followed…View More Sitawa Namwalie, Athieno for Goethe’s Artistic Encounters on September 25.
Laila Lalami’s novel The Other Americans is on the fiction longlist for the US National Book Awards 2019 announced on September 20, 2019. The US…View More Laila Lalami on US National Book Awards 2019 longlist.
Siphiwo Mahala’s newest short story collection Red Apple Dreams is out on the first week of October 2019. Siphiwo Mahala introduced himself to the African…View More Siphiwo Mahala’s “Red Apple Dreams” out in October 2019.
Poets to take part in Poetry Africa 2019 in Durban, South Africa from October 7 – 12, 2019, were announced on September 18, 2019. Poetry…View More Participating poets for Poetry Africa 2019 announced.