Canisia Lubrin and Francesca Ekwuyasi are on the shortlists of the Canadian Governor General’s Literary Awards 2020 announced on May 4, 2021. The Governor General’s…View More Canisia Lubrin, Francesca Ekwuyasi on Canada’s Governor General’s Literary Awards 2020 shortlists.
Canisia Lubrin’s poetry collection The Dyzgraphxst is on the shortlist of the Griffin Poetry Prize 2021 announced on April 14, 2021. The Griffin Poetry Prize…View More Canisia Lubrin on Canada’s Griffin Poetry Prize 2021 shortlist.
Maisy Card, Andre Bagoo, and Canisia Lubrin make up the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature 2021 shortlist announced on Sunday, March 28, 2021. The…View More OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature 2021 shortlist announced.
There are five writers of African descent on the Windham-Campbell Prize 2021 list announced on March 22, 2021. The Windham-Campbell Prize was established in 2013…View More Writers of African descent on Windham-Campbell Prize 2021 winners list.
Otoniya Juliane Okot Bitek was announced a Jack and Doris Shadbolt Fellow 2020-21 on November 30, 2020. The Jack and Doris Shadbolt Endowment for the…View More Otoniya Juliane Okot Bitek is Jack and Doris Shadbolt Fellow 2020-21.
Otoniya Juliane Okot Bitek is the Ellen and Warren Tallman Writer in Residence 2020-2021 at the Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. Otoniya Juliane…View More Otoniya Juliane Okot Bitek is Simon Fraser University Writer-in-Residence 2020/21.
Esi Edugyan and Tayari Jones feature on the shortlist for the Dublin International Literary Award 2020 announced on September 3, 2020. The Dublin International Literary…View More Esi Edugyan, Tayari Jones on Dublin International Literary Award 2020 shortlist.
d’bi.young anitafrika was the final guest at Season 4 of Afrolit Sans Frontières from London, UK on July 6, 2020. She was hosted by festival…View More d’bi.young anitafrika wraps up Season 4 of Afrolit Sans Frontières.