Linton Kwesi Johnson shared the PEN Pinter Prize 2020 with Amanuel Asrat in a digital ceremony co-hosted by the British Library on October 12, 2020.…View More Linton Kwesi Johnson shares PEN Pinter Prize 2020 with Amanuel Asrat.
Mohammed Hassan Al-Nahat was announced the winner of the Mohammed Saeed Nawed Short Story Award 2020 on September 16, 2020. The Mohammed Saeed Award is…View More Mohammed Hassan Al-Nahat wins Mohammed Saeed Nawed Short Story Award 2020.
Season 2 of Afrolit Sans Frontières was hosted by African writers from cities all over the world over the Internet from April 20-27, 2020. The…View More A snapshot of Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 2.
Sulaiman Addonia kicked off the fourth day of Season 2 of the Afrolit Sans Frontières from Brussels, Belgium on Thursday, April 23, 2020. He was…View More Sulaiman Addonia at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 2.
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.
Batsirai Chigama, Shadreck Chikoti, Soukaina Habiballah, Tade Ipadeola, Amira-Géhanne Khalfallah, Samuel Menghesteab, Martha Mukaiwa, and Yamkela Tywakadi are the African writers to take part in…View More Meet the African writers for the Iowa International Writing Program 2019.
Novuyo Rosa Tshuma, Sulaiman Addonia, and Diana Evans are on the Orwell Prize 2019 longlist announced today May 7, 2019. The Orwell Prizes are the…View More Novuyo Rosa Tshuma, Sulaiman Addonia, Diana Evans on UK’s Orwell Prize 2019 longlist.
The Asmara Addis Literary Festival (In Exile) is set for Brussels, Belgium on February 9, 2019. The festival is a creation of Eritrean novelist Sulaiman…View More Asmara Addis Literary Festival (In Exile) for Brussels in February.
The International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2019 longlist has been announced with seven Africans making the January 7, 2019 cut. They are Iman Yehia, Habib…View More Seven Africans make International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2019 longlist.
The wait is over as the winners of the Morland Writing Scholarships 2017 were announced on December 5, 2017. They are Alemseged Tesfai, Bryony Rheam,…View More Miles Morland Writing Scholarships 2017 winners announced
The Miles Morland Foundation has announced the shortlist of 21 names for the 2017 Morland Writing Scholarships. The Morland Writing Scholarship is an annual award…View More The Miles Morland Scholarship 2017 shortlist announced
The Brunel University African Poetry Prize is a poetry prize of £3000 aimed at the development, celebration and promotion of poetry from Africa. The prize…View More Brunel University African Poetry Prize 2016 shortlist out
Here are some images and video from day five of the Haregysa International Book Fair 2015 taken by my trusty camera phone. Yusuf Serunkuma moderates…View More Hargeysa International Book Fair: Day 5 images and videos
The Hargeysa International Book Fair 2015 is winding down to the sadness of delegates, both local and international, who are interacting, learning and have become…View More Hargeysa International Book Fair 2015: Day 5 winding it down
Here are some images and videos from the fourth day of the Haregysa International Book Fair 2015 taken by my trusty camera phone. Maimouna Jallow,…View More Hargeysa International Book Fair: Day 4 images and videos