Zukiswa Wanner, the first African woman to win the Goethe Medal, officially received her award on Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe’s birthday, August 28, 2020. The…View More Zukiswa Wanner receives Goethe Medal 2020 on Wolfgang Von Goethe’s birthday.
The shortlist for the “To Speak Europe In Different Languages” Literary Award was announced today, Wednesday, August 26, 2020. “To Speak Europe In Different Languages”…View More To Speak Europe In Different Languages Award 2020 shortlist announced.
The longlist for the Diverse Book Awards 2020, the awards dedicated to diversity in UK writing, was announced on August 24, 2020. The Diverse Book…View More Diverse Book Awards 2020 longlist announced.
The longlist of 39 writers in the running for the Kalemba Short Story Prize 2020, Zambia’s leading literary prize, was revealed on Saturday, August 22,…View More Kalemba Short Story Prize 2020 longlist announced.
The nominees for the inaugural Ignyte Awards, brought to you by Fiyah Magazine, were announced on Monday, August 17, 2020. Fiyah is a quarterly speculative…View More Nominees for Fiyah’s inaugural Ignyte Awards announced.
Ayobami Adebayo, Sara Collins, Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Léonora Miano, and Johary Ravaloson, are on the shortlist for Prix Les Afriques 2020 announced on August 12,…View More Prix Les Afriques 2020 shortlist announced.
Margaret Wilkerson Sexton, Laila Lalami, Harmony holiday, Morgan Parker, and Dana L. Davis are nominees of the California Book Awards 2020 announced on July 8,…View More African, African American writers who are California Book Awards 2020 nominees.
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.