Namwali Serpell did a series of events to promote her debut novel The Old Drift in Lusaka, Zambia from June 12-15, 2019. Namwali Serpell’s debut…View More Namwali Serpell’s tour of “The Old Drift” in Lusaka, Zambia.
The Death of An Idea: Malawi Writing Today II launched in the Malawi cities of Blantyre and Lilongwe on June 30 and July 9, 2019.…View More “The Death of An Idea: Malawi Writing Today II” launches in Blantyre and Lilongwe.
Alone and other Zambian Stories, a new anthology of short stories by Zambian writers, was launched at Grey Matter Zambia, Lusaka on July 6, 2019.…View More “Alone and other Zambian Stories” launches in Lusaka, Zambia.
Bisi Adjapon toured Senegal and Nigeria with her Farafina published debut novel Of Women And Frogs this past March and May 2019. Of Women And…View More Bisi Adjapon tours Senegal, Nigeria with debut novel “Of Women And Frogs.”
Hassan Ghedi Santur’s second novel The Youth of God launched at the Columbia Global Centres, Nairobi on June 27, 2019. Hassan Ghedi Santur, who emigrated…View More Hassan Ghedi Santur’s “The Youth of God” launches in Nairobi.
Ngugi: Reflections on his Life of Writing a collection of essays on Ngugi Wa Thiong’o’s work, edited by Simon Gikandi and Ndirangu Wachanga, launched in…View More “Ngugi: Reflections on his life of writing” launches in Nairobi.
Jalada’s newest anthology AFTER+LIFE launched at the McMillan Library in Nairobi on May 31, 2019. Jalada is a pan-African writers’ collective that was born when…View More Jalada’s latest anthology “AFTER+LIFE” launches in Nairobi.
Sisonke Msimang’s The Resurrection of Winnie Mandela will be launching in Johannesburg, South Africa on May 24, 2019. Sisonke Msimang is a South African writer…View More Sisonke Msimang’s “The Resurrection of Winnie Mandela” to launch in Johannesburg.
Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi charmed residents of Nairobi and Kigali on her Manchester Happened East African tour. Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi won the Kwani Manuscript prize in…View More Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi charms Nairobi, Kigali in “Manchester Happened” tour.
Acan Innocent Immaculate’s children’s book The Pearl Trotters in Black, Yellow, Red launched in Mbarara and Kampala, Uganda on April 13 and 19, 2019. Acan…View More Acan Innocent Immaculate’s “The Pearl Trotters in Black, Yellow, Red” launches.
Nuruddin Farah’s North of Dawn is launching in Cape Town, South Africa on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Nuruddin Farah, one of the most respected names…View More Nuruddin Farah’s “North of Dawn” to launch in Cape Town on April 24.
Lerato Mogoatlhe’s travel memoir Vagabond launched in Johannesburg, South Africa on April 9, 2019. Lerato Mogoatlhe is a South African journalist who has worked at…View More Lerato Mogoatlhe travel memoir “Vagabond” launches in Johannesburg.
Refiloe Moahloli’s newest offering for her legion of children books readers Yes Yanga! was presented at the Cricket South Africa offices in Johannesburg on April…View More Refiloe Moahloli’s new book ‘Yes Yanga!’ launches in Johannesburg.
Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor launched The Dragonfly Sea at Prestige Books in Nairobi on Friday, March 1, 2019. It was the first launch of the book…View More Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor launches “The Dragonfly Sea” in Nairobi.
Chege Githiora’s nonfiction offering Sheng: Rise of a Kenyan Swahili Vernacular was launched at the British Institute in Eastern Africa in Nairobi on February 15,…View More Chege Githiora’s “Sheng: Rise of a Kenyan Swahili Vernacular” launches in Nairobi.