The shortlist for the ArabLit Story Prize 2019 was announced on Sunday, September 15, 2019. The ArabLit Story Prize is an award celebrating the best…View More ArabLit Story Prize 2019 shortlist unveiled.
Noor Naga was announced the Graywolf Press Africa Prize 2019 winner for her manuscript American Girl and Boy from Shobrakheit on September 12, 2019. US-based…View More Noor Naga is the Graywolf Press Africa Prize 2019 winner.
The shortlists for the Text Book Centre Jomo Kenyatta Prize for Literature 2019 were announced by the Kenya Publishers Association on September 9, 2019. The…View More The Text Book Centre Jomo Kenyatta Prize for Literature 2019 shortlists announced.
Siphiwe Ndlovu and Terry Kurgan are the winners of the Sunday Times Literary Awards 2019 announced today, September 6, 2019. The Sunday Times Literary Prize,…View More Siphiwe Ndlovu, Terry Kurgan are Sunday Times Literary Awards 2019 winners.
Jude Idada, Dunni Olatunde, and O T Begho are the three writers on the Nigeria Prize for Literature 2019 shortlist announced in Lagos, Nigeria on…View More Nigeria Prize for Literature 2019 shortlist announced in Lagos.
Yejide Kilanko is on the shortlist for the Guernica Prize for Literary Fiction 2019 announced on September 3, 2019. The Guernica Prize for Literary Fiction,…View More Yejide Kilanko on Canada’s Guernica Prize for Literary Fiction 2019 shortlist.
Leïla Bahsaïn, Kaouther Adimi, Mohammed Abdelnabi, and Yasmine Khlat are the African writers on the Prix de la Littérature Arabe 2019 longlist announced on September…View More Prix de la Littérature Arabe 2019 longlist features African writers.
Nii Ayikwei Parkes and Mohale Mashigo are on the judging panel of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2020 announced today, September 3, 2019. The Commonwealth…View More Nii Ayikwei Parkes, Mohale Mashigo to judge Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2020.
The Caine Prize for African Writing has withdrawn Tochukwu Emmanuel Okafor’s short story All Our Lives, which was on the 2019 shortlist, for “failure to…View More Exclusive: Caine Prize for African Writing withdraws Tochukwu Emmanuel Okafor’s short story.
Bernardine Evaristo and Chigozie Obioma are on the Booker Prize 2019 shortlist announced today, September 3, 2019. The Booker Prize for Fiction is a literary…View More Bernardine Evaristo, Chigozie Obioma on the Booker Prize 2019 shortlist.
Nuruddin Farah received the Lee Hochul Literary Prize for Peace 2019 at a ceremony in Seoul, South Korea on August 28, 2019. Nuruddin Farah, one…View More Nuruddin Farah receives Lee Hochul Literary Prize for Peace 2019.
The shortlists for the African Writers Awards 2019 were unveiled today Monday, August 26, 2019. The African Writers Conference brings together writers of African descent…View More African Writers Awards 2019 shortlists unveiled.
EC Osondu has been announced as the winner of the BOA Short Story Fiction Prize 2019 today, August 20, 2019, for his short story Alien…View More EC Osondu is US’s BOA Short Story Fiction Prize 2019 winner.
Chigozie Obioma’s An Orchestra Of Minorities is a finalist at the Digital Book World 2019 Awards announced on August 13, 2019. Digital Book World is…View More Chigozie Obioma is US Digital Book World 2019 Awards Finalist.
Tsitsi Dangarembga’s This Mournable Body is on the shortlist for the St Francis College Literary Prize 2019 announced on August 15, 2019. The St Francis…View More Tsitsi Dangarembga on US St. Francis College Literary Prize 2019 shortlist.