New Daughters of Africa, the seminal anthology edited by Margaret Busby, launched in Johannesburg, South Africa on August 4, 2019. New Daughters of Africa, edited…View More “New Daughters of Africa” launches in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The cover for Water Birds on the Lakeshore, the anthology of Goethe Institut’s AfroYoungAdult project has been revealed. In September 2018, the Goethe Institut announced…View More Goethe Institut’s AfroYoungAdult’s “Water Birds on the Lakeshore” anthology cover revealed.
The Syncity NG anniversary anthology and prize winners were announced on July 17, 2019. Syncity NG was founded by Nigerian writer Cynthia Osuchukwu as a…View More Syncity NG anniversary anthology and prize winners announced.
The Death of An Idea: Malawi Writing Today II launched in the Malawi cities of Blantyre and Lilongwe on June 30 and July 9, 2019.…View More “The Death of An Idea: Malawi Writing Today II” launches in Blantyre and Lilongwe.
Alone and other Zambian Stories, a new anthology of short stories by Zambian writers, was launched at Grey Matter Zambia, Lusaka on July 6, 2019.…View More “Alone and other Zambian Stories” launches in Lusaka, Zambia.
The second issue of Agbowó, themed on “Limits,” is set to make its appearance on the African literary scene on July 22, 2019. In 2015,…View More Agbowó’s second issue, themed on “Limits,” out on July 22.
As You Like It: The Gerald Kraak Anthology Volume II was announced as a Lambda Literary Awards 2019 winner at a ceremony in New York,…View More As You Like It: The Gerald Kraak Anthology Volume II is Lambda Literary Awards 2019 winner.
Jalada’s newest anthology AFTER+LIFE launched at the McMillan Library in Nairobi on May 31, 2019. Jalada is a pan-African writers’ collective that was born when…View More Jalada’s latest anthology “AFTER+LIFE” launches in Nairobi.
The Syncity NG Anniversary Anthology and Prize shortlist was announced on April 12, 2019. Syncity NG is a platform that showcases the best of African…View More Syncity NG Anniversary Anthology and Prize shortlist announced.
The Syncity NG Anniversary Anthology and Prize longlist was announced on March 27, 2019. Syncity NG, founded by Mystique Syn Osuchukwu, is a platform that…View More Syncity NG Anniversary Anthology and Prize longlist announced.
Uzodinma Iweala, Trifonia Melibea Obono, and The Gerald Kraak Award Anthology are Lambda Literary Awards 2019 finalists. The Lambda Literary Awards, or the “Lammys,” as…View More Three African books are Lambda Literary Awards 2019 finalists.
The mentors for Writivism 2019 were announced by the Kampala, Uganda headquartered initiative on March 16, 2019. Writivism, the project of writing as activism, that…View More The Writivism 2019 mentors have been announced.
The writers who will feature in the AfroYoungAdult Anthology project by Goethe Institut were announced on March 1, 2019. In September 2018, the Goethe-Institut invited…View More Goethe Institut’s AfroYoungAdult Anthology writers announced.
Leye Adenle and Mukoma Wa Ngugi are the judges for a new anthology by Nigerian literary blog Syncity NG. Syncity NG founded by Mystique Syn…View More Leye Adenle, Mukoma Wa Ngugi to judge Nigeria’s Syncity NG anthology. (Nigeria only)
Anni Domingo and Rutendo Chabikwa are the winners of the Myriad Manuscript Prize 2018. The prize is a first drafts competition for unpublished writers. UK…View More Anni Domingo, Rutendo Chabikwa win Myriad Manuscript Prize 2018.