The shortlist for Prix Kourouma 2020 was announced on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. Ahmadou Kourouma was the Ivorian novelist who wrote Allah N’est Pas (Allah…View More Prix Kourouma 2020 shortlist announced.
Fiyah, Libretto, and Lolwe are three literary magazines by African/Black publishers currently available for your reading pleasure. A literary magazine is a periodical that publishes…View More Fiyah, Libretto, and Lolwe: A tale of three literary magazines.
The shortlist for the Palestine Book Awards 2020 was announced on June 20, 2020. On the matter of the plight of our brethren, sistren, and…View More Palestine Book Awards 2020 shortlist announced.
The English language rights for Rémy Ngamije’s The Eternal Audience of One have been acquired by Scout Press, an imprint of Simon and Schuster in…View More Rémy Ngamije’s novel “The Eternal Audience of One” gets US publisher.
Namwali Serpell‘s The Old Drift is on the shortlist for the Arthur C. Clarke Award 2020 announced on June 18, 2020. The annual Arthur C.…View More Namwali Serpell’s “The Old Drift” on Arthur C. Clarke Award 2020 shortlist.
Fritz Bell’s short story collection Broutilles was announced the winner of the Prix Kon Nnanga 2019 in Cameroon on May 22, 2020. Jean-Louis Njemba Medu…View More Fritz Bell is Prix Kon Nnanga 2019 winner.
Kadish Morris, Amina Jama, Okechukwu Nzelu, and Inua Ellams have been recognised at the Society of Authors’ Awards 2020 announced today, June 18, 2020. The…View More Society of Authors’ Awards 2020 winners announced.
Thando Mgqolozana’s novel A Man Who Is Not A Man, published by Cassava Republic Press, is out as an e-book today, June 17, 2020. In…View More Thando Mgqolozana novel “A Man Who Is Not A Man” out as e-book today.
Mihret Kebede, Shadi Rohana, Maaza Mengiste, Sumia Jaama, and Abraham T. Zere will judge the “To Speak Europe In Different Languages” Literary Award. The announcement…View More To Speak Europe In Different Languages Literary Award judges unveiled.
Tade Thompson’s Rosewater is on the shortlist of the Prix Utopiales 2020 announced on June 16, 2020. The Prix Utopiales is a literary prize handed…View More Tade Thompson’s Rosewater on Prix Utopiales 2020 shortlist.
Muthoni Garland, Chuma Nwokolo, and Bibi Bakare-Yusuf were announced as judges for the Morland African Writing Scholarships 2020 on June 15, 2020. The award is…View More Morland African Writing Scholarships 2020 judges unveiled.
Lola Shoneyin’s The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives and Wole Soyinka’s Death And The King’s Horseman are going to Netflix. The announcement was made…View More Lola Shoneyin and Wole Soyinka’s work going to Netflix!
James Noël and Chigozie Obioma received the Internationaler Literaturpreis 2020 awarded by Berlin’s Haus der Kulturen der Welt (House of World Cultures) on June 6,…View More James Noël, Chigozie Obioma receive German Internationaler Literaturpreis 2020.
Youssouf Amine Elalamy’s novel C’est Beau, La Guerre the winner of the Orange Book Award in Africa 2020 was announced on June 4, 2020. The…View More Youssouf Amine Elalamy is Orange Book Award in Africa 2020 winner.
Angela Makholwa and Candice Carty-Williams are on the Comedy Women in Print Prize 2020 shortlist announced today, June 8, 2020. The Comedy Women in Print…View More Angela Makholwa, Candice Carty-Williams on Comedy Women in Print Prize 2020 shortlist.