Lucas Wafula (Kenya), Renee Edwige Dro (Côte d’Ivoire), and Remy Ngamije (Namibia) are the judges for the inaugural edition of the Kendeka Prize for African…View More Kendeka Prize for African Literature 2021 judges announced.
Gauz featured at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 5 from Kansas City, USA on Thursday, July 30, 2020. He was hosted by Renee Edwige Dro. Afrolit…View More Gauz at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 5.
The shortlist for Prix Kourouma 2020 was announced on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. Ahmadou Kourouma was the Ivorian novelist who wrote Allah N’est Pas (Allah…View More Prix Kourouma 2020 shortlist announced.
Tanella Boni kicked off the Sunday on Season 3 of Afrolit Sans Frontières from Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire on May 31, 2020. She was hosted by…View More Tanella Boni at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 3.
Here are the writers who will feature at Season 3 of Afrolit Sans Frontières running from May 25 – June 1, 2020. The festival theme…View More Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 3: Meet the writers.
Edwige Renée Dro kicked off day three of Season 2 of Afrolit Sans Frontières on Instagram from Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire on Wednesday, April 22, 2020.…View More Edwige Renée Dro at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 2.
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)