We wrap up book news for our readers in our Book Digest feature. Today our focus is books from Joe Khamisi, Tete Loeper, Zukiswa Wanner,…View More Book Digest: Joe Khamisi, Tete Loeper, Zukiswa Wanner, Farai Mudzingwa
The shortlists for the Jhalak Prize 2021, for adults, YA, and Children were announced on April 13, 2021. The Jhalak Prize for Book of the…View More Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Paul Mendez on Jhalak Prize 2021 shortlists.
The longlists for the Jhalak Prize 2021, for adults, YA, and Children were announced today, March 9, 2021. The Jhalak Prize for Book of the…View More Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Paul Mendez on Jhalak Prize 2021 longlists.
Nyana Kakoma and Mariela Nagle are the guests at the James Murua Literary LiveStream on Wednesday, December 2, 2020, at 18:00 GMT/ 19:00 WAT/ 20:00…View More Nyana Kakoma, Mariela Nagle for James Murua Literary LiveStream
Author Hadeel Ghonim and illustrator Sahar Abdullah were announced the winners of the Etisalat Award for Arabic Children’s Literature 2020 at the Sharjah International Book…View More Hadeel Ghonim, Sahar Abdullah win Etisalat Award for Arabic Children’s Literature 2020.
Ready Set Go Books is publishing Letter From a Plow Nation written by Dr Worku Mulat, and illustrated by Daniel Getahun today, October 9, 2020.…View More Ready Set Go Books publishes “Letter From a Plow Nation.”
The shortlists for the South African Literary Awards 2020 were announced on October 5, 2020. The South African Literary Awards, popularly referred to as the…View More South African Literary Awards 2020 shortlists announced.
Jackie Phamotse and Trevor Noah are two of the winners at the SA Book Awards 2020 announced on October 1, 2020. The SA Book Awards…View More Jackie Phamotse, Trevor Noah win at SA Book Awards 2020.
The shortlists for the Diverse Book Awards 2020, the awards dedicated to diversity in UK writing, were announced on September 30, 2020. The Diverse Book…View More Diverse Book Awards 2020 shortlists announced. #TheDBAwards
The Coretta Scott King Book Awards 2020 were announced in Philadelphia, USA, on June 27, 2020. The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are given annually…View More Coretta Scott King Book Awards 2020 announced.
Jennie Marima’s award-winning children’s book Trio Troubles launched at the Mbogi Ya Mawriters series at the Alliance Francaise, Nairobi on December 5, 2019. The event,…View More Jennie Marima’s children’s book “Trio Troubles” launches in Nairobi.
The winners of the Exclusive Books IBBY SA Awards 2019 were announced in Johannesburg, South Africa on November 12, 2019. International Board on Books for…View More Exclusive Books IBBY SA Award Winners 2019 announced.
The winners of the South African Literary Awards 2019 have been announced in Johannesburg this evening, November 7, 2019. The South African Literary Awards, popularly…View More South African Literary Awards 2019 winners announced in Johannesburg.
Elizabeth Wichenje launched the trilingual books for children Mes Amis and Meine Freunde at the Kenya National Library, Nairobi on November 2, 2019. Elizabeth Wichenje…View More Elizabeth Wichenje launches two books for children in Nairobi.
Deborah Ahenkorah, the executive director of the Golden Baobab Awards’ was announced the winner of the Global Pluralism Award 2019 on October 15, 2019. The…View More Golden Baobab Awards’ Deborah Ahenkorah wins Global Pluralism Award 2019.