Idza Luhumyo has been announced as the inaugural recipient of the Margaret Busby New Daughters of Africa Award today, July 21, 2020. In 2019, the…View More Idza Luhumyo is inaugural Margaret Busby New Daughters of Africa Award recipient.
The Texas State University has made a call out for those who wish to do a Master in Fine Arts (MFA) in creative writing. One…View More Callout: Opportunity to do your MFA (almost free) at Texas State University.
Amara Nicole Okolo is a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Writing & Publishing program recipient at the Vermont College of Fine Arts in the…View More Amara Nicole Okolo is Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA recipient.
Ngugi Wa Thiong’o and Petina Gappah are two of the many delegates set to attend the International Publishers Association Africa Seminar in Nairobi from June…View More Ngugi Wa Thiong’o, Petina Gappah for International Publishers Association Seminar in Nairobi.
The African Writers Trust hosted a mentoring and training workshop moderated by Ellah Wakatama Allfrey alongside Demere Kitunga and Catherine Mark. The workshop was hosted…View More African Writers Trust workshop hosted in Kampala, Uganda.
Writers and other publishing industry professionals are invited to apply to The African Writers Trust Publishing Fellowship programme. Your deadline is July 30, 2018. The…View More Call for Applications: African Writers Trust Publishing Fellowship Programme
Gyara is a new literary journal for you to submit your work. The new literary space is looking for creative non-fiction, book reviews, memoirs, essays…View More Gyara Journal: Meet the editors of the continent’s newest literary space.
Six writers and their mentors are currently at the ninth annual writers’ workshop hosted by the International Prize for Arabic Fiction. They range in age…View More Sahar Al Mougy, Mohanned Al Dabi at International Prize for Arabic Fiction Writers Workshop
The Miles Morland Foundation hosted some of the hottest writers on the continent for a Creative writer’s workshop in Uganda on July 8-15, 2017. The…View More Miles Morland Foundation hosts African Writers in Uganda
The Farafina Trust Workshop 2017 will not be happening its founder Chimamanda Adichie has said in a statement. This happened after its main sponsor Nigerian…View More Chimamanda Adichie announces cancellation of Farafina Trust Workshop 2017
Short Story Day, Goethe Institut have announced participants to take part in ID Flow Workshop across the continent. The workshops will be facilitated by Efemia…View More Short Story Day Africa, Goethe Institut announce ID Flow Workshop Participants
Short Story Day Africa in partnership with the Goethe-Institut invite submissions to attend a series of one day workshops across the continent. Shorty Story Day…View More Short Story Day Africa 2017 workshops seeks submissions
Eleven African writers are currently in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania for the annual Caine Prize workshop. The Caine Prize won’t be new to any reader…View More Eleven African writers descend on Dar es Salaam for Caine Prize workshop 2017
The books to be read by students in Kenyans were unveiled by the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development on 16th January 2017. In Kenya, the…View More Kenyan set books for schools for the year unveiled
Lesego Rampolokeng, Zukiswa Wanner, and Moagi Modise were the featured guest lecturers at Sol Plaatje Summer Writing School that happened from January 9 – 13,…View More Lesego Rampolokeng, Zukiswa Wanner feature at Sol Plaatje University Summer School