Iskanchi Press and Magazine, founded by publisher, journalist, and writer Kenechi Uzor, is here. Kenechi Uzor has worked as the Kachifo/Farafina Enterprise Editor and the…View More Kenechi Uzor founded Iskanchi Press and Magazine is here!
Lemn Sissay and Paul Mendez are on the shortlist for the Gordon Burn Prize 2020 announced today, July 23, 2020. Gordon Burn, who passed away…View More Lemn Sissay, Paul Mendez on Gordon Burn Prize 2020 shortlist.
Welcome to our new Book Digest feature where we regularly wrap up book news for our readers. We kick off with Dorothy Koomson, Melio Tinga,…View More Book Digest: Dorothy Koomson, Melio Tinga, Limbe to Lagos.
The Literary Consultancy Scholarship (TLC) for Black British writers, with Ellah P Wakatama as mentor, is set to launch in August. The Literary Consultancy (TLC)…View More Ellah P Wakatama to mentor new Scholarship for Black British writers
The winners of the Samira Bawumia Literature Prize 2020 have been announced today, July 22, 2020. The Samira Bawumia Literature Prize is an annual literary…View More Samira Bawumia Literature Prize 2020 winners announced.
The schedule for Season 5 of Afrolit Sans Frontières which runs from July 27 to August 3, 2020 have been revealed. The festival theme is…View More The schedule for Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 5 has been announced.
Lisa Lucas and Dana Canedy are moving up in prominent publishing outfits in the United States. The United States publishing industry isn’t famous for its…View More Lisa Lucas, Dana Canedy making moves in US publishing.
Idza Luhumyo has been announced as the inaugural recipient of the Margaret Busby New Daughters of Africa Award today, July 21, 2020. In 2019, the…View More Idza Luhumyo is inaugural Margaret Busby New Daughters of Africa Award recipient.
The writers taking part in Season 5 of Afrolit Sans Frontières which runs from July 27 to August 3, 2020 have been revealed. The festival…View More Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 5: Meet The Writers.
Bernardine Evaristo’s Booker Prize-winning novel Girl, Woman, Other is now available in Greek. Girl, Woman, Other is the eighth novel written by Bernardine Evaristo, published…View More Translation: Bernardine Evaristo’s ‘Girl, Woman, Other’ now available in Greek.
Mukoma Wa Ngugi novel We, The Scarred is July’s read at the One Read App available on Google Play Store. One Read is a mobile…View More Mukoma Wa Ngugi novel “We, The Scarred” is One Read App’s July read.
Black Lives Matter: Black Writers Guild UK, Black Agents & Editors’ Group. In the wake of the shift in world publishing in the last few…View More Black Writing Matters: Black Writers Guild UK, Black Agents & Editors’ Group.
Colson Whitehead was announced the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction 2020 recipient on July 13, 2020. The Library of Congress Prize for American…View More Colson Whitehead is Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction 2020 recipient.
The longlist for the Babishai Haiku Prize 2020 was announced in Kampala, Uganda today, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. The Babishai Haiku Prize organised by the…View More Babishai Haiku Prize 2020 longlist announced in Kampala.
Ellen Banda-Aaku, Masande Ntshanga, Remy Ngamije, and Mali Kambandu are on the judging panel of the Kalemba Short Story Prize 2020 announced on July 11,…View More Kalemba Short Story Prize 2020 judging panel announced.