Otoniya Juliane Okot Bitek was announced a Jack and Doris Shadbolt Fellow 2020-21 on November 30, 2020. The Jack and Doris Shadbolt Endowment for the…View More Otoniya Juliane Okot Bitek is Jack and Doris Shadbolt Fellow 2020-21.
The winners of the Palestine Book Awards 2020 were announced at a virtual ceremony on November 6, 2020. The annual Palestine Book Awards were set…View More Palestine Book Awards 2020 winners announced.
We give you a list of events across the African and Black Literature world you can attend in November 2020. Send us your event to…View More African and Black Literature events for November 2020.
In our continuing monthly series, we share opportunities for those who wish to submit work be it poetry, prose, or other related arts in October…View More Opportunities for writers and poets for October 2020.
Tsitsi Dangarembga was appointed the University of East Anglia International Chair of Creative Writing (Africa) on September 29, 2020. Tsitsi Dangarembga is one of the…View More Tsitsi Dangarembga appointed UEA International Chair of Creative Writing (Africa).
Otoniya Juliane Okot Bitek is the Ellen and Warren Tallman Writer in Residence 2020-2021 at the Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. Otoniya Juliane…View More Otoniya Juliane Okot Bitek is Simon Fraser University Writer-in-Residence 2020/21.
Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, Dr Jacinta Victoria Muinde, and Harris Dousemetzis were the winners at the African Studies Association UK awards 2020 announced on September 10, 2020.…View More Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, Dr Jacinta Victoria Muinde win African Studies Association UK 2020 awards.
Ngala Chome was announced the winner of the Royal African Society’s African Author Prize 2018-2019 on June 15, 2020. The African Author Prize from the…View More Ngala Chome is Royal African Society’s African Author Prize 2019 winner.