Hemley Boum was announced the winner of the Prix Kourouma 2020 in Geneva on October 30, 2020. Ahmadou Kourouma was the Ivorian novelist who wrote…View More Hemley Boum announced Prix Kourouma 2020 winner in Geneva.
Djaïli Amadou Amal is on the shortlist for the Prix Goncourt 2020 announced on October 29, 2020. The Prix Goncourt is a prize in French…View More Djaïli Amadou Amal on Prix Goncourt 2020 shortlist.
Sharma Taylor is one of the winners of the Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2020 announced on October 29, 2020. Wasafiri, founded in 1984,…View More Sharma Taylor is Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2020 winner
Zukiswa Wanner received the Goethe Medal at a ceremony in Nairobi on October 15, 2020. The Goethe Medal was first awarded by the Goethe Institute…View More Zukiswa Wanner receives Goethe Medal in Nairobi ceremony
Olivia Douglass and Warda Yassin are on the Women Poets’ Prize 2020 shortlist announced in London on October 23, 2020. The Rebecca Swift Foundation was…View More Olivia Douglass, Warda Yassin on UK’s Women Poets’ Prize 2020 shortlist.
Ladan Osman, Curdella Forbes, Jeffrey Colvin, and Albert Woodfox are the winners for the Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Awards 2020 announced on October 16, 2020. The…View More Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Awards 2020 winners announced.
Malika Booker won in the single poem category the Forward Prizes for Poetry 2020 announced on October 25, 2020. The Forward Prizes for Poetry are…View More Malika Booker wins at Forward Prizes for Poetry 2020.
Fayssal Bensalah has been announced the Toyin Fálọlá Prize 2020 winner at Ake Festival 2020 today, October 25, 2020. The Toyin Fálọlá Prize is a…View More Fayssal Bensalah announced Toyin Fálọlá Prize 2020 winner at Ake Festival 2020.
Suyi Davies Okungbowa, Wole Talabi, Ada Nnadi, Chikodili Emelumadu, Morakinyo Araoye, Steven Akinyemi, and Ogim Ekpezu are the Nommo Awards 2020 winners announced at the…View More African Speculative Society’s Nommo Awards 2020 announced.
Bernardine Evaristo was announced as the chair of the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2021 on October 21, 2020. On her panel are Elizabeth Day, Vick…View More Bernardine Evaristo to chair Women’s Prize for Fiction 2021.
The shortlist for the Morland Writing Scholarships 2020 was announced today, October 19, 2020. The Morland Writing Scholarships for African Writers, popularly referred to as…View More Morland Writing Scholarships 2020 shortlist announced.
Linton Kwesi Johnson shared the PEN Pinter Prize 2020 with Amanuel Asrat in a digital ceremony co-hosted by the British Library on October 12, 2020.…View More Linton Kwesi Johnson shares PEN Pinter Prize 2020 with Amanuel Asrat.
The shortlist for the Toyin Fálọlá Prize 2020 has been announced in Lagos today, October 13, 2020. The Toyin Fálọlá Prize is a new prize…View More Toyin Fálọlá Prize 2020 shortlist announced in Lagos.
The longlist for the Aminiya-Trust Short Story Writing Contest 2020 was announced today, October 9, 2020. The Aminiya-Trust short story writing contest was founded to…View More Aminiya-Trust Short Story Writing Contest 2020 longlist announced.
The longlist for the Short Story Day Africa Prize 2020 has been announced today, October 8, 2020. Short Story Day Africa recognises short story writers…View More Short Story Day Africa Prize 2020 longlist announced.