We wrap up book news for our readers in our Book Digest feature. Today our focus is books from Anja Saleh, TL Huchu, and P…View More Book Digest: Anja Saleh, TL Huchu, Pumla Dineo Gqola, P Djeli Clark
There are ten writers on the longlist for the James Currey Prize for Literature announced today, June 16, 2021. The James Currey Prize for African…View More James Currey Prize for Literature longlist announced.
In our continuing series, we share opportunities for those who wish to submit work be it poetry, prose, or other related arts in June 2021.…View More Opportunities for writers, poets and publishers for June 2021.
Artistic Encounters, the series founded by Zukiswa Wanner in 2017, returns with Mphuthumi Ntabeni and Malcolm Jiyane from Johannesburg, South Africa on June 15, 2021.…View More Artistic Encounters returns with Mputhumi Ntabeni, Malcolm Jiyane.
We wrap up book news for our readers in our Book Digest feature. Today our focus is books from Joe Khamisi, Tete Loeper, Zukiswa Wanner,…View More Book Digest: Joe Khamisi, Tete Loeper, Zukiswa Wanner, Farai Mudzingwa
P. Djèlí Clark’s novella Ring Shout was one of the winners at the Nebula Awards 2020 announced on Saturday, June 5, 2021 The Nebula Awards…View More P. Djèlí Clark’s novella wins at Nebula Awards 2020
Novuyo Rosa Tshuma’s House of Stone was announced as the One Read offering for June 2021 on Monday, June 7, 2021. One Read is a…View More Novuyo Rosa Tshuma’s “House of Stone” for One Read in June 2021.
Maaza Mengiste’s Il Re Ombra (The Shadow King) translated by Anna Nadotti was revealed to be the winner of Premio Gregor von Rezzori 2021 on…View More Maaza Mengiste wins Premio Gregor von Rezzori 2021
The shortlists for the Sunday Times CNA Literary Awards 2021 were made public on Sunday, June 6, 2021. The Sunday Times Literary Prize, organised by…View More Sunday Times CNA Literary Awards 2021 shortlists announced
David Diop’s At Night All Blood is Black, translated from French by Anna Moschovakis, was announced the winner of the International Booker Prize 2021 on…View More David Diop wins International Booker Prize 2021.
Writers of African descent won big at the Lambda Literary Awards 2021 announced on the evening of Tuesday, June 1, 2021. The Lambda Literary Awards,…View More Writers of African descent win at the Lambda Literary Awards 2021.
The shortlist for the AKO Caine Prize for African Writing 2021 has been announced today, June 2, 2021. It features Doreen Baingana, Meron Hadero, Rémy…View More AKO Caine Prize for African Writing 2021 shortlist announced.
The Bank Windhoek Doek Literary Awards, biannual awards recognising writers, poets, and visual artists published in Doek! Literary Magazine, were unveiled on May 31, 2021.…View More Bank Windhoek Doek Literary Awards for Namibia
Six writers feature on the shortlist for the Prix Kourouma 2021 announced in Geneva, Switzerland on May 31, 2021. When legendary Ivorian author Ahmadou Kourouma…View More Prix Kourouma 2021 shortlist announced in Geneva
Olive Otele, Abdulrazak Gurnah, Brit Bennett, and Akwaeke Emezi are on the shortlists for the Orwell Prize for Political Writing 2021 announced on Friday, May…View More Writers of African descent on Orwell Prize for Political Writing 2021 shortlist.