Ishmael Beah was announced a finalist for the Institute for Immigration Research New American Voices Award 2020 on August 5, 2020. Fall for the Book…View More Ishmael Beah is New American Voices Award 2020 finalist.
Okechukwu Nzelu is on the Polari First Book Prize 2020 shortlist announced on July 31, 2020. The Polari First Book Prize was established to celebrate…View More Okechukwu Nzelu on Polari First Book Prize 2020 shortlist.
N.K. Jemisin and Nnedi Okorafor won in their categories at the Hugo and Astounding Awards 2020 on Saturday, August 1, 2020. The Hugo and Astounding…View More N.K. Jemisin, Nnedi Okorafor are Hugo and Astounding Awards 2020 winners.
Kanyinsola Olorunnisola was announced the winner of the K & L Prize 2020 on August 1, 2020. The K & L Prize, founded by New…View More Kanyinsola Olorunnisola is K & L Prize 2020 winner.
Kacen Callender, Rivers Solomon, Nisi Shawl, Ebony Elizabeth Thomas, and Sheree Renée Thomas are finalists for the World Fantasy Awards 2020 announced on July 27,…View More World Fantasy Awards 2020 finalists announced.
Tsitsi Dangarembga, Maaza Mengiste, Kiley Reid, and Brandon Taylor are on the longlist for the Booker Prize 2020 announced on July 27, 2020. The Booker…View More Tsitsi Dangarembga, Maaza Mengiste, Kiley Reid, Brandon Taylor on Booker Prize 2020 longlist.
Irenosen Okojie has been awarded the AKO Caine Prize for African Writing 2020 for her short story Grace Jones, today, July 27, 2020. The AKO…View More Irenosen Okojie wins AKO Caine Prize for African Writing 2020.
Nnedi Okorafor and Ebony Flowers won at the Eisner Awards 2020 announced on July 25, 2020. The Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, commonly shortened to…View More Nnedi Okorafor, Ebony Flowers are Eisner Awards 2020 winners.
Nii Ayikwei Parkes is on the judging panel of the Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize 2020 announced on July 25, 2020. The Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize…View More Nii Ayikwei Parkes is Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize 2020 judge.
The nominees for the Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Awards 2020 featuring writers and poets with African roots were announced on July 23, 2020. The Hurston/Wright Legacy…View More Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Awards 2020 nominees announced.
Lemn Sissay and Paul Mendez are on the shortlist for the Gordon Burn Prize 2020 announced today, July 23, 2020. Gordon Burn, who passed away…View More Lemn Sissay, Paul Mendez on Gordon Burn Prize 2020 shortlist.
The winners of the Samira Bawumia Literature Prize 2020 have been announced today, July 22, 2020. The Samira Bawumia Literature Prize is an annual literary…View More Samira Bawumia Literature Prize 2020 winners announced.
Idza Luhumyo has been announced as the inaugural recipient of the Margaret Busby New Daughters of Africa Award today, July 21, 2020. In 2019, the…View More Idza Luhumyo is inaugural Margaret Busby New Daughters of Africa Award recipient.
Colson Whitehead was announced the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction 2020 recipient on July 13, 2020. The Library of Congress Prize for American…View More Colson Whitehead is Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction 2020 recipient.
The longlist for the Babishai Haiku Prize 2020 was announced in Kampala, Uganda today, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. The Babishai Haiku Prize organised by the…View More Babishai Haiku Prize 2020 longlist announced in Kampala.