Caine Prize for African Writing 2019 shortlist announced.

Caine Prize for African Writing 2019 shortlist announced.

The shortlist for the Caine Prize for African Writing 2019 has been announced today May 20, 2019. The writers shortlisted are Lesley Nneka Arimah, Meron…

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Grand Prix des Associations Littéraires 2018 nominees

Grand Prix des Associations Littéraires 2018 winners announced in Yaounde.

The winners of the Grand Prix des Associations Littéraires 2018 were announced at a ceremony in Yaoundé, Cameroon on April 23, 2019. The Grand Prix…

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Grand Prix des Associations Littéraires 2018 nominees

Grand Prix des Associations Littéraires 2018 nominees announced.

The nine nominees for the Grand Prix des Associations Littéraires 2018 were announced on March 27, 2019. The Grand Prix des Associations Littéraires (Grand Prix…

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Prix Les Afriques 2019 announcement

Prix Les Afriques 2019 longlist announced in Geneva.

The Prix Les Afriques 2019 longlist was announced in Geneva, Switzerland on February 17, 2019. La Cene Littéraire is an association, founded in May 2015,…

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Orange Book Award for Africa

Orange Book Award in Africa 2019 finalists announced.

The six finalists for the Orange Book Award in Africa 2019 were announced on March 7, 2019. In November 2018, a new literary prize called…

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Golden Baobab Prize 2018 longlist announced.

Golden Baobab Prize 2018 longlist announced.

The Golden Baobab Prize 2018 longlist has been announced today on December 7, 2018. The longlist features twelve African children’s authors and illustrators from six…

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Morland Scholarship judges Muthoni Garland, Ellah Wakatama Allfrey, and Femi Terry

Morland Writing Scholarships 2018 shortlist announced.

The Morland Writing Scholarships 2018 shortlist has been announced today with twenty writers from ten African countries in the running. The Morland Writing Scholarship is…

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Warsan Shire headlines UK’s “Africa Writes” festival 2018.

Warsan Shire headlines UK’s “Africa Writes” festival 2018.

Poet Warsan Shire will headline the Africa Writes festival 2018 in London from Friday 29 June to Sunday 1 July 2018. The UK’s biggest annual…

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Alian Mabancko. Photo/©-JF-Paga-Grasset-1

African writers converge on Alain Mabanckou powered Atlantide 2018

Writers from across the African continent converged on Nantes, France at the Alain Mabanckou powered Atlantide Literature Festival 2018 on February 15 to 18, 2018.…

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