The stimmen afrikas Short Story Festival, featuring among others Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Sinzo Aanza, Nafissatou Dia Diouf, Karen Jennings, Olumide Popoola, and Jo Güstin, runs…View More African writers to feature at stimmen afrikas Short Story Festival
Translations for books by Helon Habila, Max Lobe, Koleka Putuma, and Sarah Ladipo Manyika are currently available for your reading pleasure. Title: Drei Weise Aus…View More Translations: Helon Habila, Max Lobe, Koleka Putuma, Sarah Ladipo Manyika
Djaïli Amadou Amal’s Les Impatientes was announced the winner of the Prix Goncourt Des Lycee 2020 on December 2, 2020. The Prix Goncourt des Lycéens…View More Djaïli Amadou Amal is Prix Goncourt Des Lycee 2020 winner.
Ogamba Frances’s short story My Husband’s Wife was announced the English language winner of the Kalahari Short Story Prize 2020 today, December 1, 2020. Second…View More Ogamba Frances is Kalahari Short Story Prize 2020 English winner
Howard Meh-Buh Maximus, Kobina Ankomah-Graham, Okwiri Oduor, and Sarah Uheida were announced the winners of the Morland Writing Scholarships 2020 today, November 24, 2020. The…View More Morland Writing Scholarships 2020 winners announced.
Mariette Tchamda Mbunpi and Annette Michael are the guests at the James Murua Literary LiveStream on Wednesday, November 25, 2020, at 18:00 GMT/ 19:00 WAT/…View More Mariette Tchamda Mbunpi, Annette Michael for James Murua Literary LiveStream
Hemley Boum was announced the winner of the Prix Kourouma 2020 in Geneva on October 30, 2020. Ahmadou Kourouma was the Ivorian novelist who wrote…View More Hemley Boum announced Prix Kourouma 2020 winner in Geneva.
Djaïli Amadou Amal is on the shortlist for the Prix Goncourt 2020 announced on October 29, 2020. The Prix Goncourt is a prize in French…View More Djaïli Amadou Amal on Prix Goncourt 2020 shortlist.
The shortlist for the Morland Writing Scholarships 2020 was announced today, October 19, 2020. The Morland Writing Scholarships for African Writers, popularly referred to as…View More Morland Writing Scholarships 2020 shortlist announced.
The longlist for the Short Story Day Africa Prize 2020 has been announced today, October 8, 2020. Short Story Day Africa recognises short story writers…View More Short Story Day Africa Prize 2020 longlist announced.
Hemley Boum, Léonora Miano, Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse, Gaelle Belem and Youssouf Amine Elalamy are finalists for the Prix des cinq continents de la Francophonie 2020…View More African, Caribbean finalists of Prix des Cinq Continents de la Francophonie 2020
The longlists for the African Writers Awards 2020 were announced on September 28, 2020. The African Writers Awards were conceived by the African Writers Development…View More African Writers Awards 2020 longlists announced.
We wrap up book news for our readers in our Book Digest feature. Today we bring you books by Akwaeke Emezi, Hemley Boum, Nnedi Okorafor,…View More Book Digest: Hemley Boum, Akwaeke Emezi, Moraa Gitaa, Nnedi Okorafor.
Ayobami Adebayo, Sara Collins, Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Léonora Miano, and Johary Ravaloson, are on the shortlist for Prix Les Afriques 2020 announced on August 12,…View More Prix Les Afriques 2020 shortlist announced.
Marc Alexandre Oho Bambe’s session at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 4 from Lille, France happened on July 5, 2020. He was hosted by Hemley Boum.…View More Marc Alexandre Oho Bambe at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 4.