Kevin Mwachiro, Faith Oneya, and Saba El Lazim Elbasha are the featured writers at “Nairobi | Maps of Exile” at the Coffee Casa, Nairobi on…View More Kevin Mwachiro, Faith Oneya, Saba El Lazim Elbasha for “Nairobi | Maps of Exile” on January 16.
Here are six opportunities for those who have work and are considering to submit either poetry, prose or other art in 2020. Shoreline of Infinity…View More Six opportunities for writers and poets in 2020.
Kearoma Mosata was announced the winner of the Poetavango Award for Short Fiction 2019 in Maun, Botswana on December 30, 2019. The Poetavango Award for…View More Kearoma Mosata wins Botswana’s Poetavango Award for Short Fiction 2019.
There are nine Africans from five countries on the longlist for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2020 announced on December 17, 2019. The International…View More Nine Africans on International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2020 longlist.
The shortlist for the Poetavango Award for Short Fiction 2019 was announced in Maun, Botswana on December 16, 2019. The Poetavango Award for Short Fiction…View More Botswana’s Poetavango Award for Short Fiction 2019 shortlist announced
Vivian Onyekachi Ibe was announced the winner of the Quramo Writers’ Prize 2019 for her manuscript What Dreams are Made of in Lagos, Nigeria on…View More Vivian Onyekachi Ibe is Quramo Writers’ Prize 2019 winner.
The shortlist for the Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2019 was announced by its board chair, Abdilatif Abdalla, on December 15, 2019. The…View More Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2019 shortlist announced.
Chibundu Onuzo’s debut novel The Spider King Daughter is now available in Italian as La figlia del Re Ragno. Chibundu Onuzo, who started writing at…View More Chibundu Onuzo’s novel “The Spider King Daughter” now available in Italian.
Jennie Marima’s award-winning children’s book Trio Troubles launched at the Mbogi Ya Mawriters series at the Alliance Francaise, Nairobi on December 5, 2019. The event,…View More Jennie Marima’s children’s book “Trio Troubles” launches in Nairobi.
Fadimatou Bello, Fritz Bell, and Albert Thierry Nkili Abu are the three finalists for Prix Kon Nnanga 2019 announced on October 14, 2019. Jean-Louis Njemba…View More Finalists for Prix Kon Nnanga 2019 announced in Cameroon.
Ben Okri’s most recent novel The Freedom Artist has been available in Italian as La Liberta since July 4, 2019. Ben Okri is one of…View More Ben Okri novel “The Freedom Artist” available in Italian.
Tsitsi Dangarembga and Thandi Sebe were the final acts at the Artistic Encounters series for 2019 at the Goethe-Institut Nairobi on November 27, 2019. They…View More Tsitsi Dangarembga, Thandi Sebe wrap up Artistic Encounters for 2019.
Khalil Diallo was announced the winner of Prix Aminata Sow Fall for Creativity, for his manuscript The Spring of Regrets in Dakar, Senegal on Sunday,…View More Khalil Diallo is Prix Aminata Sow Fall 2019 winner.
The Tamil translation of Abubakar Adam Ibrahim’s debut novel Season of Crimson Blossoms was announced as Tamil’s best translation of the year on December 8,…View More Abubakar Adam Ibrahim’s “Season of Crimson Blossoms” Tamil translation feted.
The winners of the Somali Literature Awards 2019 were announced in Garowe, Somalia on October 16, 2019. The first edition of the Somali Literature Awards…View More Somali Literature Awards 2019 winners announced in Garowe.