There are eleven novelists from across Africa on Dublin International Literary Award 2020 longlist announced on Monday, November 11, 2019. The Dublin International Literary Award…View More The African novelists on the Dublin International Literary Award 2020 longlist
Oyinkan Braithwaite’s debut novel My Sister, the Serial Killer was announced winner in the “Best First Novel” category at the Anthony Awards 2019 on November…View More Oyinkan Braithwaite novel is US’ Anthony Award 2019 winner.
Sufian Rajabi and Sherif Saleh are on the Almultaqa Short Story Prize 2019 shortlist announced on November 3, 2019. The Kuwait based AlMultaqa Prize launched…View More Sufian Rajabi, Sherif Saleh make Almultaqa Short Story Prize 2019 shortlist
The winners of the South African Literary Awards 2019 have been announced in Johannesburg this evening, November 7, 2019. The South African Literary Awards, popularly…View More South African Literary Awards 2019 winners announced in Johannesburg.
Mohammed Abdelnabi was announced the winner of the Prix de la Littérature Arabe 2019 for his novel La Chambre de l’araignée, which is translated from…View More Mohammed Abdelnabi is Prix de la Littérature Arabe 2019 winner.
Cheluchi Onyemelukwe’s novel The Son of The House won the best international fiction prize at the Sharjah International Book Fair 2019 on October 30, 2019.…View More Cheluchi Onyemelukwe wins at Sharjah International Book Fair 2019.
José Eduardo Agualusa was announced the winner in the literature section of the Angola National Prize for Culture and Arts 2019 on Monday, October 28,…View More José Eduardo Agualusa is Angola National Prize for Culture and Arts 2019 winner.
The Africa Publishing Innovation Fund granted $170,000 to seven publishing-related projects across Africa on October 29, 2019. The Africa Publishing Innovation Fund was created following…View More Africa Publishing Innovation Fund grants $170,000 to seven African publishing-related projects.
The winners of the Prix Du Morocco Du Livre 2019 were announced in Rabat, Morocco on October 18, 2019. Prix Du Maroc Du Livre or…View More Prix Du Maroc Du Livre 2019 winners announced in Rabat.
The winners of the Hohe Awards 2019, Ethiopia’s premier literary awards, were announced in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on October 22, 2019. The HOHE Awards were…View More Ethiopia’s Hohe Award 2019 winners announced in Addis Ababa.
Colson Whitehead’s novel The Nickel Boys was announced the winner in the fiction category of the Kirkus Prize 2019 on October 24, 2019. Kirkus Reviews…View More Colson Whitehead’s “The Nickel Boys” wins Kirkus Prize 2019.
Leila Aboulela is on the Saltire Literary Awards 2019 shortlists announced on October 25, 2019, for her book Bird Summons. The Saltire Literary Awards were…View More Leila Aboulela on Saltire Literary Awards 2019 shortlists.
Deborah Ahenkorah, the executive director of the Golden Baobab Awards’ was announced the winner of the Global Pluralism Award 2019 on October 15, 2019. The…View More Golden Baobab Awards’ Deborah Ahenkorah wins Global Pluralism Award 2019.
The shortlist for the Morland Writing Scholarships 2019 was announced today, October 25, 2019. The Morland Writing Scholarships for African Writers, popularly referred to as…View More Morland Writing Scholarships 2019 shortlist announced.
Kagiso Lesego Molope novel This Book Betrays My Brother was announced the winner of the Ottawa Book Award 2019 on October 16, 2019. Since 1985,…View More Kagiso Lesego Molope wins Canada’s Ottawa Book Award 2019.