The Time of the Writer 2020, which runs in Durban, South Africa from March 16-21, announced its first guests on January 20, 2020. The Time…View More Time of the Writer 2020, to run in March, announces its first guests.
Kevin Mwachiro, Faith Oneya, and Saba El Lazim Elbasha were the featured writers at the Nairobi | Maps of Exile literary salon at the Coffee…View More Kevin Mwachiro, Faith Oneya, Saba El Lazim Elbasha at Nairobi | Maps of Exile literary salon.
Stella Nyanzi was announced the winner of the Oxfam Novib/PEN International Award 2020 on January 16, 2020. PEN International’s Writers in Prison Committee, the PEN…View More Stella Nyanzi wins Oxfam Novib/PEN International Award 2020.
The guests who will feature at the Asmara-Addis Literary Festival (In Exile) 2020, in Brussels, Belgium on February 27-28, were announced on January 14, 2020.…View More Asmara-Addis Literary Festival (In Exile) 2020 dates and guests announced.
Covering the length and breadth of the African continent, here is a list of literary festivals you can attend in 2020. It is regularly updated…View More African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2020.
Tanzanian novelist, poet, and scholar Euphrase Kezilahabi passed away on Thursday, January 9, 2020. Euphrase Kezilahabi was born on April 13, 1944, in Ukerewe, Tanganyika…View More Tanzanian novelist, poet, and scholar Euphrase Kezilahabi has passed on.
Nigerian novelist Chukwuemeka Ike passed away on Thursday, January 9, 2019. Chukwuemeka Ike, who was born on April 28, 1931, attended Government College, Umuahia, and…View More Nigerian novelist Chukwuemeka Ike has passed on.
Kevin Mwachiro, Faith Oneya, and Saba El Lazim Elbasha are the featured writers at “Nairobi | Maps of Exile” at the Coffee Casa, Nairobi on…View More Kevin Mwachiro, Faith Oneya, Saba El Lazim Elbasha for “Nairobi | Maps of Exile” on January 16.
Minna Salami debut publication Sensuous Knowledge, published by Zed Books and HarperCollins US, is set to make its official debut on March 15, 2020. Minna…View More Minna Salami essay collection “Sensuous Knowledge” out on March 15.
Here are six opportunities for those who have work and are considering to submit either poetry, prose or other art in 2020. Shoreline of Infinity…View More Six opportunities for writers and poets in 2020.
Margaret Busby and Lemn Sissay were announced as judges of the Booker Prize 2020 on January 6, 2019. The Booker Prize for Fiction, founded in…View More Margaret Busby, Lemn Sissay are Booker Prize 2020 judges.
Molara Wood was appointed Chief Editor at Ouida Books, One Read Africa on January 8, 2019. Ouida Books is a publishing house based in Lagos,…View More Molara Wood appointed Chief Editor at Ouida Books, One Read Africa.
Yarri Kamara was announced as a PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grant 2020 recipient on December 23, 2019. The PEN/Heim Translation Fund awards grants to promote the…View More Yarri Kamara receives PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grant 2020.
We present to you the outstanding personalities, books and events for the past year in our annual JamesMurua.com Outstanding African Literary Awards 2019. In 2016,…View More JamesMurua.com Outstanding African literary awards 2019.
Kearoma Mosata was announced the winner of the Poetavango Award for Short Fiction 2019 in Maun, Botswana on December 30, 2019. The Poetavango Award for…View More Kearoma Mosata wins Botswana’s Poetavango Award for Short Fiction 2019.