Nicole Dennis-Benn’s novel Patsy is on the US’ Aspen Words Literary Prize 2020 shortlist announced on February 19, 2020. The Aspen Words Literary Prize is…View More Nicole Dennis-Benn on US’ Aspen Words Literary Prize 2020 shortlist.
Maaza Mengiste and Namwali Serpell are finalists at the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes 2019 announced on February 19, 2020. Also on the list are…View More Maaza Mengiste, Namwali Serpell are Los Angeles Times Book Prizes 2019 finalists.
José Eduardo Agualusa was revealed as the headliner of Berlin’s African Book Festival 2020 on Friday, February 14, 2020. In 2018, African writers met for…View More José Eduardo Agualusa is Berlin’s African Book Festival 2020 headliner.
Nicole Dennis-Benn’s Patsy is on the PEN/Faulkner Award 2020 longlist announced on February 7, 2020. The PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction is a US prize that…View More Nicole Dennis-Benn on PEN/Faulkner Award 2020 longlist
Tanatsei Gambura and Clementine Burnley on Amsterdam Open Book Prize shortlist announced on February 9, 2020. Amsterdam Open Book Prize is an initiative of the…View More Tanatsei Gambura, Clementine Burnley on Amsterdam Open Book Prize shortlist.
Momtaza Mehri was announced the winner of the Manchester Poetry Prize 2019 at the Manchester Writing Competition on February 7, 2020. The Manchester Writing Competition…View More Momtaza Mehri is Manchester Poetry Prize 2019 winner.
Bassey Ikpi and Nnedi Okorafor are finalists at the US’ Audiobook of the Year 2020, or the Audies 2020, announced on February 3, 2020. Also…View More Bassey Ikpi, Nnedi Okorafor are US’ Audiobook of the Year 2020 finalists.
Sarah Ladipo Manyika was announced a judge of the Goldsmiths Prize 2020 on January 24, 2020. The Goldsmiths Prize is a British literary award, founded…View More Sarah Ladipo Manyika is Goldsmiths Prize 2020 judge.
The guests who will feature at the Asmara-Addis Literary Festival (In Exile) 2020, in Brussels, Belgium on February 27-28, were announced on January 14, 2020.…View More Asmara-Addis Literary Festival (In Exile) 2020 dates and guests announced.
Covering the length and breadth of the African continent, here is a list of literary festivals you can attend in 2020. It is regularly updated…View More African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2020.