The Membrane: African Literatures Festival 2019 was hosted in Stuttgart, Germany from May 23-26, 2019. The Membrane: African Literatures Festival was a four-day international literature…View More A snapshot of the “Membrane: African Literatures Festival 2019” in Stuttgart, Germany.
Resoketswe Manenzhe and Frances Ogamba are the winners of the Writivism Short Story Prize 2019 and Koffi Addo Creative Nonfiction Prize 2019 announced in Kampala,…View More Resoketswe Manenzhe, Frances Ogamba win Writivism awards in Kampala, Uganda.
Cape Town’s Open Book Festival 2019, which happens from September 4-8 this year, announced its featured guests on August 1, 2019. The Open Book Festival,…View More Cape Town’s Open Book Festival 2019 announces this year’s guests.
Writers who write in English and Portuguese are set to converge on Nairobi for the first Macondo Literary Festival to take place from September 27-29,…View More Lusophone, Anglophone authors to converge on Nairobi for Macondo Literary Festival.
The Hargeysa International Book Fair 2019 was hosted in the Somaliland city of Hargeisa from July 20-25, 2019. The Hargeysa International Book Fair is the…View More A snapshot of the Hargeysa International Book Fair 2019.
August 2019 promises just as much activity as the previous months on the African literary calendar. Here are four literary festivals and book fairs across…View More Four African Literary Festivals to attend in August 2019.
The longlists for the African Writers Awards 2019 were announced on July 30, 2019. The African Writers Conference is an African Writers Development Trust event…View More African Writers Awards 2019 longlists announced.
Storymoja Festival 2020 has made a callout for those who would like to intern for Kenya’s most famous literary festival. The Storymoja Festival, founded by…View More Storymoja Festival 2020 makes callout for interns.
The Mogadishu Book Fair 2019 has revealed the theme and some of the guests who will take part this year from August 21-23. The Mogadishu…View More Mogadishu Book Fair 2019 reveals guests, theme for August shindig.
The Abuja Literary Festival 2019 was hosted by the Abuja Literary Society in Abuja, Nigeria from July 11-13, 2019. The festival theme was “Arts &…View More A snapshot of the Abuja Literary Festival 2019.
The Kismayo Book Fair 2019 sent condolences to the family and friends of their delegate Hodan Nalayeh who died in a terrorist attack on July…View More Kismayo Book Fair 2019 sends condolences for Hodan Nalayeh.
The Kismayo Book Fair 2019 was hosted in the Somali city of Kismayo from July 5-7, 2019. The festival theme was “empowering creativity.” The Kismayo…View More A snapshot of the Kismayo Book Fair 2019.
We share five literary festivals lovers of writing can attend across Africa in July 2019. Lovers of African writing have been enjoying the last few…View More Five Literary festivals you can attend across Africa in July 2019.
The Gaborone Book Fair has made a callout for donations for its 2019 edition. The Gaborone Book Fair made a spectacular debut when it ran…View More Gaborone Book Fair 2019 makes callout for donations.
The Ake Arts and Book Festival made a callout for submissions of prose, poetry, and artwork for the Ake Review 2019 on June 20, 2019.…View More Ake Review 2019 makes callout for submissions of prose, poetry, and artwork.