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Book Digest: Namwali Serpell, Abdourahman Waberi, Touhfat Mouhtare, Ebony Ladelle

We wrap up book news for our readers in our regular Book Digest segment with books from Namwali Serpell, Abdourahman Waberi, Touhfat Mouhtare, and Ebony Ladelle. The Furrows By Namwali Serpell Publisher: Penguin Random HousePublication Date: September 28, 2022Genre: FictionLanguage: EnglishWhere to find it:  Penguin Random House Namwali Serpell Namwali Serpell was born in Lusaka, […]

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Prix Ivoire for African Literature 2021 shortlist announced

The finalists for Prix Ivoire for African Literature in French, the leading literary prize from Cote D’Ivoire, were announced on Sunday, August 29, 2021 The Prix Ivoire is an award created by Akwaba Culture, an Ivorian law association in 2008. Open to writers from Africa and its Diasporas, the winner gets a two million CFA […]

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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. The Atlantide Literature Festival, founded in 2013, has gathered dozens of international and French writers to the French city of Nantes. In 2018, the artistic director of the festival was […]