Botho Lejowa was announced the winner of the African Writers Trust Publishing Grant 2020 today, May 18, 2020. The African Writers Trust Publishing Fellowship Programme,…View More Botho Lejowa is African Writers Trust Publishing Grant 2020 winner.
Abantu Book Festival, Gaborone Book Festival, and Pa Gya! Literary Festival have announced the dates they will happen in three different African cities across Africa.…View More Abantu Book Festival, Gaborone Book Festival, Pa Gya! Literary Festival announce dates.
Kearoma Mosata was announced the winner of the Poetavango Award for Short Fiction 2019 in Maun, Botswana on December 30, 2019. The Poetavango Award for…View More Kearoma Mosata wins Botswana’s Poetavango Award for Short Fiction 2019.
The shortlist for the Poetavango Award for Short Fiction 2019 was announced in Maun, Botswana on December 16, 2019. The Poetavango Award for Short Fiction…View More Botswana’s Poetavango Award for Short Fiction 2019 shortlist announced
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.
We share with you a list of literary festivals you can attend across Africa in September 2019. September might be the most hectic month on…View More Literary festivals across Africa you can attend in September 2019.
The Gaborone Book Fair has made a callout for donations for its 2019 edition. The Gaborone Book Fair made a spectacular debut when it ran…View More Gaborone Book Fair 2019 makes callout for donations.
Ngwatilo Mawiyoo and Tomeletso Sereetsi gave a memorable performance at the Zukiswa Wanner created, Goethe-Institut hosted “Artistic Encounters” on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. The Artistic…View More Ngwatilo Mawiyoo, Tomeletso Sereetsi’s memorable performance at Artistic Encounters.
Lauri Kubuitsile’s newest novel Deliver Us From Evil was published by Penguin on May 1, 2019. Lauri Kubuitsile is the author of books for children…View More Lauri Kubuitsile’s “Deliver Us From Evil” is here.
The Syncity NG Anniversary Anthology and Prize longlist was announced on March 27, 2019. Syncity NG, founded by Mystique Syn Osuchukwu, is a platform that…View More Syncity NG Anniversary Anthology and Prize longlist announced.
Tjawangwa “TJ” Dema debut poetry collection The Careless Seamstress is coming out on March 1, 2019. The Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poetry is…View More Tjawangwa “TJ” Dema poetry collection “The Careless Seamstress” for March 1.
Botswana’s Companies and Intellectual Property Authority and Kenya’s eKitabu are on the Accessible Books Consortium Accessibility Awards 2019 shortlist announced on February 14, 2019. The…View More Accessible Books Consortium Accessibility Awards 2019 shortlist features two African organisations.
World Read Aloud Day 2019 was celebrated on February 1 in venues across Africa. World Read Aloud Day, an initiative that aims at ensuring that…View More World Read Aloud Day 2019 celebrated Across Africa on February 1.
Donald Molosi’s new book Dear Upright African published by The Mantle will be out on February 28, 2019. We first met Donald Molosi in Kampala,…View More Donald Molosi’s “Dear Upright African” out on February 28.
Poetry Africa 2018 was hosted at venues in Durban, South Africa from October 15-20, 2018. Here is a snapshot of events that went down on…View More A snapshot of Poetry Africa 2018.