The finalists for Prix Ivoire 2019, the leading literary prize from Cote D’Ivoire, were announced on August 9, 2019. The Prix Ivoire is an award…View More Cote D’Ivoire’s Prix Ivoire 2019 finalists announced.
Véronique Tadjo will headline the Salon International Du Livre Abidjan 2019 (International Book Fair of Abidjan 2019) scheduled for Abidjan, Ivory Coast from May 15…View More Veronique Tadjo to headline Salon International Du Livre Abidjan 2019.
David Diop is the winner of the Prix Ahmadou Kourouma 2019 for his book Frere D’ame (Brother of Soul). Ahmadou Kourouma was an Ivorian novelist…View More David Diop is Prix Ahmadou Kourouma 2019 winner.
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…View More Orange Book Award in Africa 2019 finalists announced.
Cote D’Ivoire novelist, playwright, and poet Bernard Dadié passed away on March 9, 2019. Bernard Dadié was a prolific writer whose work was in several…View More Ivorian novelist, playwright, and poet Bernard Dadié has passed on.
The Morland Writing Scholars 2018 have been announced today, Tuesday, November 27, 2018. The four are Edwige Renee Dro, Kola Tubosun, Sibabalwe Oscar Masinyana, and…View More Dro, Tubosun, Masinyana, Ndlovu are Morland Writing Scholars 2018.
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…View More Morland Writing Scholarships 2018 shortlist announced.
Abidjan lit, or Abidjan reads, is a new initiative set to rock Côte d’Ivoire’s economic capital as it makes its debut on Friday 23 September.…View More Abidjan Lit makes its Cote D’Ivoire debut on Friday
The Etisalat Prize Judges 2016 were announced yesterday and they are already looking for your submissions. Only books by debutant authors from publishing houses who…View More New Etisalat Prize Judges 2016 seek your entry (Self-published folks need not apply)
Renee Edwige Dro is the head of Collection Danbé a new imprint at l’Harmattan Publishing House in Côte d’Ivoire. Danbe is loosely translated as Dignity…View More Renee Edwige Dro heads Ivorian publishing imprint
The facilitators who will be running the 2016 writing workshops in cities around the continent have been announced. They will be Yewande Omotoso, Edwige-Renee Dro,…View More Writivism 2016 Workshop Facilitators announced
Richard Ali A Mutu popularly known as Richard Ali is a very special man. He came to our attention last year for a story in…View More Richard Ali A Mutu kicks off Jalada Conversations
Saturday in Kampala, Uganda saw the African writing community in the form of Writivism Festival 2015 converging at the city’s National Theatre for a series…View More Writivism Festival 2015 Day 4: Politics, selling books and breaking down language barriers
Then the third day of the Writivism Festival 2015 rolled through; one filled with activities of interest to those who want to know more about…View More Writivism Festival Day 2: historical novels, non-fiction and cocktails
It’s getting to day two at the Writivism Festival 2015 which will be on the Thursday people. To those who want to keep up I…View More Writivism Festival 2015: Day 2 promises loads