Abdelouahab Aissaoui, Said Khatibi, and Youssef Ziedan are the three Africans on the shortlist for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2020 announced today, February…View More Three Africans on International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2020 shortlist.
There are nine Africans from five countries on the longlist for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2020 announced on December 17, 2019. The International…View More Nine Africans on International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2020 longlist.
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.
Batsirai Chigama, Shadreck Chikoti, Soukaina Habiballah, Tade Ipadeola, Amira-Géhanne Khalfallah, Samuel Menghesteab, Martha Mukaiwa, and Yamkela Tywakadi are the African writers to take part in…View More Meet the African writers for the Iowa International Writing Program 2019.
The winners of the Grand Prix des Associations Littéraires 2018 were announced at a ceremony in Yaoundé, Cameroon on April 23, 2019. The Grand Prix…View More Grand Prix des Associations Littéraires 2018 winners announced in Yaounde.
The nine nominees for the Grand Prix des Associations Littéraires 2018 were announced on March 27, 2019. The Grand Prix des Associations Littéraires (Grand Prix…View More Grand Prix des Associations Littéraires 2018 nominees announced.
Bensalem Himmich and Dr. Abderrezak Belagrouz were announced as Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2019 winners on March 16, 2019. The Sheikh Zayed Book Award is…View More Bensalem Himmich, Dr Abderrezak Belagrouz are Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2019 winners.
The International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2019 longlist has been announced with seven Africans making the January 7, 2019 cut. They are Iman Yehia, Habib…View More Seven Africans make International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2019 longlist.
Mohammed Jaafar and Mansoura Ez-Eldin are on the Almultaqa Short Story Prize 2018 shortlist announced on November 1, 2018. The Kuwait based AlMultaqa Prize launched…View More Mohammed Jaafar, Mansoura Ez-Eldin on Almultaqa Short Story Prize 2018 shortlist.
Mohammed Jaafar and Mansoura Ez-Eldin are the two Africans on the Almultaqa Short Story Prize 2018 longlist announced on October 1, 2018. The Kuwait based…View More Two Africans make Almultaqa Short Story Prize 2018 longlist.
Here is a list of African literary festivals you can attend in 2018. 2017 promised and delivered to literary feast of festivals in all corners…View More African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2018
The International Prize for Arabic Fiction announced the longlist of 16 novels for the 2018 Prize on Wednesday 17 January 2018 with five Africans in…View More Five Africans make International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2018 Longlist
The University of Iowa has announced the next group of participants in the 2017 edition of its legendary writing residency. The University of Iowa International…View More Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, Panashe Chigumadzi for University of Iowa Writing Residency
The Algerian novelist and poet Dihia Louiz (also Dihya Lwiz, whose given name was Louiza Aouzelleg) died on Friday, following an illness. The 32-year-old author,…View More Algerian Author Dihia Louiz Dies at 32
In our continuing series Throwback Thursday where we shining a light on some of the best writers from a time gone by we focus on…View More Throwback Thursday: Algerian novelist, translator and filmmaker Assia Djebar