Bernardine Evaristo and Chigozie Obioma are on the Booker Prize 2019 shortlist announced today, September 3, 2019. The Booker Prize for Fiction is a literary…View More Bernardine Evaristo, Chigozie Obioma on the Booker Prize 2019 shortlist.
We share with you a list of literary festivals you can attend across Africa in September 2019. September might be the most hectic month on…View More Literary festivals across Africa you can attend in September 2019.
The Lagos Review, a new literary journal founded by Dami Ajayi and Toni Kan, makes its official debut today September 1, 2019. Dami Ajayi and…View More Dami Ajayi and Toni Kan give us new literary journal, “The Lagos Review”.
In a continuation of the Throwback Thursday series highlighting some of the best writers from the 20th century, we introduce to you Cameroonian writer Mongo…View More Throwback Thursday: Cameroonian writer Mongo Beti.
Nuruddin Farah received the Lee Hochul Literary Prize for Peace 2019 at a ceremony in Seoul, South Korea on August 28, 2019. Nuruddin Farah, one…View More Nuruddin Farah receives Lee Hochul Literary Prize for Peace 2019.
Toni Morrison was honoured by Ghanaian writers at the e-Ananse Public Library in Accra, Ghana on August 19, 2019. On August 5, 2019, novelist, poet,…View More Ghanaian writers celebrate Toni Morrison in Accra.
Book: The Cape Cod Bicycle War And Other Stories Author: Billy Kahora Publisher: Huza Press Genre: Fiction/Short stories Number of pages: 303 Publication year: 2019…View More Review Wednesday: A review of Billy Kahora’s “The Cape Cod Bicycle War And Other Stories.”
The shortlists for the African Writers Awards 2019 were unveiled today Monday, August 26, 2019. The African Writers Conference brings together writers of African descent…View More African Writers Awards 2019 shortlists unveiled.
Nairobi residents engaged Zimbabwean-South African novelist and essayist Panashe Chigumadzi at the Columbia Global Centre on Monday, August 19, 2019. The evening was conducted by…View More An evening with Panashe Chigumadzi in Nairobi.
Niq Mhlongo’s first edited anthology Black Tax: Burden or Ubuntu?, published by Jonathan Ball, already available in the South African market, has an official publishing…View More Niq Mhlongo’s “Black Tax: Burden or Ubuntu?” out now.
Vincent R Ogoti launched his debut play A Shadow In The Sun at the National Museum of Kenya in Nairobi on August 16, 2019. On…View More Vincent R. Ogoti launches “A Shadow In The Sun” in Nairobi.
In the return of our “Throwback Thursday” segment, we feature legendary late Zimbabwean writer Dambudzo Marechera. Dambudzo Marechera was a Zimbabwean novelist, short story writer,…View More Throwback Thursday: Zimbabwean author and poet Dambudzo Marechera.
The “Not Another Book Podcast” announced the end of their run as a podcast on August 13, 2019. Fortunately, we have the “Books & Rhymes”…View More Exit “Not Another Book Podcast.” Enter the “Books & Rhymes” Podcast.
EC Osondu has been announced as the winner of the BOA Short Story Fiction Prize 2019 today, August 20, 2019, for his short story Alien…View More EC Osondu is US’s BOA Short Story Fiction Prize 2019 winner.
Chigozie Obioma’s An Orchestra Of Minorities is a finalist at the Digital Book World 2019 Awards announced on August 13, 2019. Digital Book World is…View More Chigozie Obioma is US Digital Book World 2019 Awards Finalist.