The K & L Prize for African Literature 2020 has made a call for short story entries from young African writers on the theme, Africanfuturism.…View More K & L Prize for African Literature 2020 makes calls for short story entries (young writers).
The finalists for Prix Ivoire 2019, the leading literary prize from Cote D’Ivoire, were announced on August 9, 2019. The Prix Ivoire is an award…View More Cote D’Ivoire’s Prix Ivoire 2019 finalists announced.
It has emerged that Ayobami Adebayo is the winner of the 9mobile Prize for Literature 2017 for her debut novel Stay With Me today, August…View More Ayobami Adebayo is 9mobile Prize for Literature 2017 winner.
Yejide Kilanko is on the longlist for the Guernica Prize for Literary Fiction 2019 announced on August 6, 2019. The Guernica Prize for Literary Fiction,…View More Yejide Kilanko on Canada’s Guernica Prize for Literary Fiction 2019 longlist.
Adam El Shalakany was announced the winner of the Short Story Day Africa Prize 2018 on August 5, 2019. Noel Cheruto was the first runner…View More Adam El Shalakany is Short Story Day Africa Prize 2018 winner.
The longlists for the African Writers Awards 2019 were announced on July 30, 2019. The African Writers Conference is an African Writers Development Trust event…View More African Writers Awards 2019 longlists announced.
After over a year and a half of no activity, there has been serious movement on the 9mobile Prize for African Literature. The 9mobile Prize…View More 9mobile Prize for African Literature: new information on the prize.
Mubanga Kalimamukwento and Foday Mannah. are the two Africans on the Bristol Short Story Prize 2019 shortlist announced on July 24, 2019. The Bristol Short…View More Mubanga Kalimamukwento, Foday Mannah on UK’s Bristol Short Story Prize 2019 shortlist.
Namwali Serpell’s The Old Drift and Tope Folarin’s A Particular Kind of Black Man are on the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize 2019 longlist…View More Namwali Serpell, Tope Folarin on US’s Center for Fiction First Novel Prize 2019 longlist.
Oyinkan Braithwaite, Bernardine Evaristo, and Chigozie Obioma are on the Booker Prize 2019 longlist announced on July 23, 2019. The Booker Prize for Fiction is…View More Oyinkan Braithwaite, Bernardine Evaristo, Chigozie Obioma on Booker Prize 2019 longlist.
Abdellatif Laâbi was announced as a finalist for the Neustadt Prize 2020 for his novel Beyond the Barbed Wire on July 22, 2019. The Neustadt…View More Moroccan Abdellatif Laâbi is US’s Neustadt Prize 2020 finalist.
The Sarraounia Prize for Young Adult Fiction has made a callout for entries in English, French or Hausa. The Sarraounia Prize for Young Adult Fiction…View More Sarraounia Prize for Young Adult Fiction makes callout for entries.
The shortlists for the South African Sunday Times Literary Awards 2019 were announced on July 21, 2019. The Sunday Times Literary Prize, organised by South…View More South Africa’s Sunday Times Literary Awards 2019 shortlists announced.
The Nigeria Prize for Literature 2019 longlist was announced in Lagos, Nigeria on July 18, 2019. The Nigeria Prize for Literature was founded to honour…View More Nigeria Prize for Literature 2019 longlist announced.
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.