The shortlists for the Diverse Book Awards 2020, the awards dedicated to diversity in UK writing, were announced on September 30, 2020. The Diverse Book…View More Diverse Book Awards 2020 shortlists announced. #TheDBAwards
The winners of the Golden Comar Prize 2020 were announced in Tunis, Tunisia on September 22, 2020. The Golden Comar Prize was created in 1997…View More Golden Comar Prize 2020 announced in Tunis, Tunisia.
Andrew Maina launched the books The Great Escape: Memories of Tribal Violence and I Am Listening as well as the Kendeka Prize for African Literature…View More Andrew Maina launches two books, Kendeka Prize for African Literature.
Namwali Serpell‘s The Old Drift was announced the winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award 2020 on September 23, 2020. The annual Arthur C. Clarke…View More Namwali Serpell’s “The Old Drift” wins Arthur C. Clarke Award 2020.
The US National Book Awards 2020 were announced over a few days this past week. Here are the African American nominees. The US National Book…View More African American nominees at the US National Book Awards 2020.
Tola Rotimi Abraham’s Black Sunday is a finalist at the Kirkus Prize 2020 announced on September 9, 2020. Kirkus Reviews is a US book review…View More Tola Rotimi Abraham’s “Black Sunday” is Kirkus Prize 2020 finalist.
The shortlist for the ArabLit Story Prize 2020 was announced on Tuesday, September 15, 2019. The ArabLit Story Prize is an award celebrating the best…View More ArabLit Story Prize 2020 shortlist unveiled.
Caleb Azumah Nelson is on the shortlist for the BBC National Short Story Award 2020 with Cambridge University announced on September 11, 2020. The BBC…View More Caleb Azumah Nelson on BBC National Short Story Award 2020 shortlist.
Tsitsi Dangarembga, Maaza Mengiste, and Brandon Taylor are on the shortlist for the Booker Prize 2020 announced on September 15, 2020. The Booker Prize for…View More Tsitsi Dangarembga, Maaza Mengiste, Brandon Taylor on Booker Prize 2020 shortlist.
Zoë Wicomb, Keith Jarrett, and A. Igoni Barrett are on the judging panel of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2021 announced on September 8, 2020.…View More Zoë Wicomb, A. Igoni Barrett, Keith Jarrett to judge Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2021.
Petina Gappah’s Out of Darkness, Shining Light was announced at the September offering for the One Read App on September 7, 2020. One Read is…View More Petina Gappah’s ‘Out of Darkness, Shining Light’ for One Read in September 2020.
Rhodasi Mwale was announced the winner of the Kalemba Short Story Prize 2020 on September 7, 2020. The Kalemba Short Story Prize is awarded annually…View More Rhodasi Mwale is Kalemba Short Story Prize 2020 winner.
The longlist for the Quramo Writers’ Prize 2020 was announced on September 2, 2020. The Quramo Writers’ Prize is awarded annually to an unpublished fiction…View More Quramo Writers’ Prize 2020 longlist announced.
Chowa Chikumbi, Samuel Zimba, Vanessa Nakayange, Mukuka Nkunde, Rhodasi Mwale, Otensia Kapinga are on the shortlist for the Kalemba Short Story Prize 2020 announced on…View More Kalemba Short Story Prize 2020 shortlist announced.
The winners of the Arab American Book Awards 2020 were announced on August 31, 2020. The Arab American Book Awards, presented by the Arab American…View More Arab American Book Awards 2020 winners announced.