Eight African writers are in the running with seven books on cooking published in Africa at The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2018. They are Yemisi…View More Seven African books shortlisted for The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2018
Tjawangwa Dema is the winner of the Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets 2018 is for her collection, The Careless Seamstress. Dema will receive…View More Tjawangwa Dema wins Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets 2018
Here is a list of African literary festivals you can attend in 2018. 2017 promised and delivered to literary feast of festivals in all corners…View More African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2018
The Miles Morland Foundation has announced the shortlist of 21 names for the 2017 Morland Writing Scholarships. The Morland Writing Scholarship is an annual award…View More The Miles Morland Scholarship 2017 shortlist announced
The Scattering by Botswana author Lauri Kubuitsile has won the prize for best international fiction at this year’s Sharjah International Book Fair 2017, the world’s…View More Lauri Kubuitsile wins big at Sharjah International Book Fair 2017
The team organising The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story!, a short story competition open to all Africans, has announced its longlist…View More “The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story!” 2017 announces longlist
Writivism has announced the 29 emerging writers who will take part in the 2017 mentoring programme. The writers come from ten African countries. Every year…View More Writivism announces emerging writers to be molded for 2017 anthology
Caiphus Mangenela is the winner of the Bessie Head Short Story Competition 2016 for his story A Mother Amongst The Stars. Mangenela was awarded his…View More Caiphus Mangenela wins Bessie Head Short Story Competition 2016
Donald Molosi launched his book We Are All Blue (WAAB) with a colourful ceremony at the Cresta President Hotel in Gaborone, Botswana on 31st August…View More Donald Molosi’s We Are All Blue makes Botswana debut
The Imagine Africa 500 anthology featuring some of the continent’s leading names in speculative fiction this month. It will make its online debut on April…View More Shadreck Chikoti’s Imagine Africa 500 anthology out on April 30
The winner of this year’s Bessie Head Short Story Awards 2015 is Donald Molosi his story The Biggest Continent. He gets the first place prize…View More Donald Molosi on winning Bessie Head Short Story Awards.
Donald Molosi and Chinelo Okparanta will be making an appearance at The Mantle and Shakespeare & Co in New York, USA to read from their…View More Donald Molosi for New York, USA
The Storymoja festival was in high gear at its new venue the Nairobi Arboretum. The activities were mainly targeted at the younger Kenyan population to…View More Storymoja Festival 2015: Blog numbero uno
The Storymoja Festival 2015 is here ladies and gentlemen! The hype and the tweets and the Facebook statuses and Instagram posts and the planning has…View More The Storymoja Festival 2015 is here!
Short Story Day Africa has announced the longlist of this year’s anthology. The stories from writers from across the continent explored the theme “Water” in…View More Short Story Day Africa 2015 longlist announced