Howard Meh-Buh Maximus, Kobina Ankomah-Graham, Okwiri Oduor, and Sarah Uheida were announced the winners of the Morland Writing Scholarships 2020 today, November 24, 2020. The…View More Morland Writing Scholarships 2020 winners announced.
In our continuing monthly series, we share opportunities for those who wish to submit work be it poetry, prose, or other related arts in November…View More Opportunities for writers and poets for November 2020.
Angela Makholwa’s newest novel Critical But Stable launched physically on November 12 and virtually on November 17, 2020. Angela Makholwa is the author of the…View More Angela Makholwa’s newest novel “Critical But Stable” launches.
Tsitsi Dangarembga’s novels Nervous Conditions and The Book of Not were acquired by Faber in an announcement made on November 12, 2020. Nervous Conditions (1988),…View More Tsitsi Dangarembga’s “Nervous Conditions”, “The Book of Not” acquired by Faber.
Makena Onjerika’s edited anthology Digital Bedbugs was featured at the first physical Mbogi Ya Mawriters event since the onset of Coronavirus at Alliance Francaise Nairobi…View More Makena Onjerika’s “Digital Bedbugs” reboots Mbogi Ya Mawriters.
Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi was the featured author at GoetheNamibia’s Virtually Yours on Saturday, November 14, 2020. She was moderated by series curator Zukiswa Wanner. Virtually…View More Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi at Goethe-Namibia’s “Virtually Yours.”
Paul Kisakye was announced the winner of the Sarraounia Prize for Young Adult Fiction 2020 on October 31, 2020. The Sarraounia Prize for Young Adult…View More Paul Kisakye is Sarraounia Prize for Young Adult Fiction 2020 winner
The shortlist for the Aminiya-Trust Short Story Writing Contest 2020 was announced on November 13, 2020. The Aminiya-Trust short story writing contest was founded to…View More Aminiya-Trust Short Story Writing Contest 2020 shortlist announced.
Niq Mhlongo and Bongani Kona were the speakers at the Johannesburg launch of the Akashic Books published Joburg Noir on November 11, 2020. Their moderator…View More Niq Mhlongo, Bongani Kona talk writing “Joburg Noir.”
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was announced the Women’s Prize for Literature “Winner of Winners” on November 11, 2020. The Women’s Prize for Fiction is the UK’s…View More Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is the Women’s Prize for Literature “Winner of Winners.”
The longlist for the Aspen Words Literary Prize 2021 was announced on November 10, 2020. The Aspen Words Literary Prize is an annual award for…View More Aspen Words Literary Prize 2021 longlist announced.
Abdelaziz Baraka Sakin was announced the winner of Le Prix de la Littérature Arabe 2020 for his novel Les Jango, which was translated from Arabic…View More Abdelaziz Baraka Sakin’s ‘Les Jango’ Wins Le Prix de la Littérature Arabe 2020.
The winners of the Palestine Book Awards 2020 were announced at a virtual ceremony on November 6, 2020. The annual Palestine Book Awards were set…View More Palestine Book Awards 2020 winners announced.
Raven Leilani, Mychal Denzel Smith, Gordon C. James, and Derrick Barnes were revealed to be the Kirkus Prize 2020 winners on November 5, 2020. Kirkus…View More Raven Leilani, Mychal Denzel Smith, Gordon C. James and Derrick Barnes are Kirkus Prize 2020 winners.
Resoketswe Manenzhe’s debut novel Scatterlings, published by Jacana Media, had a virtual launch on November 9, 2020. The event had moderation by Rémy Ngamije with…View More Resoketswe Manenzhe’s debut novel “Scatterlings” launches on November 9.