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.
The winners of the African Speculative Society’s Nommo Awards 2019 were announced at the opening ceremony of the Ake Festival 2019 in Lagos, Nigeria on…View More Nommo Awards 2019 winners announced at Ake Festival 2019.
Temitope Owolabi is on the shortlist for the Mo Siewcharran Prize 2019 announced on October 23, 2019. The Mo Siewcharran Prize was launched in April…View More Temitope Owolabi on UK’s Mo Siewcharran Prize 2019 shortlist.
Kagiso Lesego Molope was announced the winner of the Pius Adesanmi Memorial Award 2019 on October 15, 2019. Hassan Ghedi Santur and Sulaiman Addonia came…View More Kagiso Lesego Molope is Pius Adesanmi Memorial Award 2019 winner.
The finalists for the Hohe Awards 2019, Ethiopia’s premier literary awards, were announced on October 7, 2019. The HOHE Awards were set up in 2016…View More Ethiopia’s Hohe Awards 2019 finalists announced.
Najwa Bin Shatwan and Sawad Hussain have been announced as the winners of the ArabLit Story Prize 2019 for The Sharp Bend at Al-Bakur today…View More Najwa Bin Shatwan, Sawad Hussain are ArabLit Story Prize 2019 winners.
Bernardine Evaristo and Margaret Atwood were announced the joint winners of the Booker Prize 2019 on October 14, 2019. The Booker Prize for Fiction is…View More Bernardine Evaristo, other writer are joint Booker Prize 2019 winners.
Jude Idada was announced the winner of the NLNG Nigeria Prize for Literature 2019 at a ceremony in Abuja, Nigeria on October 11, 2019. The…View More Jude Idada is the NLNG Nigeria Prize for Literature 2019 winner.
Lemn Sissay received the PEN Pinter Prize 2019 at a ceremony at the British Library in London, UK on October 10, 2019. The PEN Pinter…View More Lemn Sissay receives PEN Pinter Prize 2019 in London.
Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke have been announced as the winners of the Nobel Prize for Literature for 2018 and 2019 respectively today October 10,…View More Olga Tokarczuk, Peter Handke win Nobel Prize for Literature for 2018, 2019.
Laila Lalami, Scholastique Mukasonga, and Akwaeke Emezi are finalists for the US National Book Awards 2019 announced on October 8, 2019. The US National Book…View More Laila Lalami, Scholastique Mukasonga, Akwaeke Emezi are US National Book Awards 2019 finalists.
The Caine Prize for African Writing 2020 has made a call out for entries today September 8, 2019. The Caine Prize is awarded annually for…View More Caine Prize for African Writing 2020 makes call out for entries.