Wole Soyinka’s new novel, Chronicles of the Happiest People on Earth, is currently making its way across Nigeria. Chronicles of the Happiest People on Earth…View More Wole Soyinka’s new novel is launching across Nigeria.
The Nostalgia Anthology, the latest from Jalada Africa the Pan African writers collective, launched online on Friday, December 4, 2020. Jalada Africa, the pan African…View More Jalada Africa’s “Nostalgia Anthology” in virtual launch.
Angela Makholwa’s newest novel Critical But Stable launched physically on November 12 and virtually on November 17, 2020. Angela Makholwa is the author of the…View More Angela Makholwa’s newest novel “Critical But Stable” launches.
Niq Mhlongo and Bongani Kona were the speakers at the Johannesburg launch of the Akashic Books published Joburg Noir on November 11, 2020. Their moderator…View More Niq Mhlongo, Bongani Kona talk writing “Joburg Noir.”
Resoketswe Manenzhe’s debut novel Scatterlings, published by Jacana Media, had a virtual launch on November 9, 2020. The event had moderation by Rémy Ngamije with…View More Resoketswe Manenzhe’s debut novel “Scatterlings” launches on November 9.
We give you a list of events across the African and Black Literature world you can attend in November 2020. Send us your event to…View More African and Black Literature events for November 2020.
Nii Ayikwei Parkes launched his newest poetry collection The Geez, published by Peepal Press, on October 15, 2020. His discussant on the day was Toni…View More Nii Ayikwei Parkes launches new poetry collection “The Geez.”
Niq Mhlongo’s newest novel Paradise In Gaza launched at the new Goethe Namibia series Virtually Yours on October 10, 2020. He was moderated by author…View More Niq Mhlongo’s “Paradise In Gaza” launches at Goethe Namibia’s Virtually Yours.
Scholastique Mukasonga launched Igifu at Transnational Series Presents on September 30, 2020. She was in conversation with Maaza Mengiste with translation by Omar Berrada. Scholastique Mukasonga…View More Scholastique Mukasonga launches “Igifu” at Transnational Series Presents.
Kenya’s newest writing star Makena Maganjo launched her debut novel South B’s Finest at the Goethe-Institut, Nairobi on Thursday, March 5, 2020. The Goethe-Institut has…View More A star is born as Makena Maganjo’s “South B’s Finest” launches in Nairobi.
Down River Road, the newest literary journal in Kenya, launched at the Kenya Cultural Centre, Nairobi on Friday, February 7, 2020. In June 2019, Kenyan…View More The “Down River Road” literary journal launches in Nairobi.
The Peter Kimani edited Nairobi Noir anthology launched at the Alliance Francaise, Nairobi on January 30, 2020. The “Noir” series, comprising stories set in a…View More The Peter Kimani edited “Nairobi Noir” anthology launches in Nairobi.
Vincent De Paul launched his novel Inevitable Desires: First Love at the Mbogi ya Mawriters series at the Alliance Francaise, Nairobi on January 25, 2020.…View More Vincent De Paul’s novel ‘Inevitable Desires: First Love’ launches in Nairobi.
Nairobi Noir, the new anthology edited by Peter Kimani, is set to launch at the Alliance Francaise, Nairobi on Thursday, January 30, 2020. The “Noir”…View More “Nairobi Noir,” edited by Peter Kimani, to launch in Nairobi on Thursday, January 30.
The Bodies Anthology, the tenth from the Nairobi-based Pan African collective Jalada Africa, launched at the Kioko Mwitiki Gallery, Nairobi on Friday, December 13, 2019.…View More Jalada Africa’s “Bodies Anthology” launches in Nairobi.