Nthikeng Mohlele and Mohale Mashigo

Nthikeng Mohlele and Mohale Mashigo are University of Johannesburg Prize 2016 winners

Nthikeng Mohlele and Mohale Mashigo are the University of Johannesburg Prize 2016 winners. The University of Johannesburg Prize for South African Writing in English, also…

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Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi in session with the writers

Controversy ensues as Writivism celebrates fifth year in Gulu, Uganda

Writivism which is celebrating five years hosted a reading in Gulu, Uganda after a workshop featuring young writers from Northern Uganda. The events in Gulu…

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Wangari The Storyteller

Wangari the Storyteller features at Kenya National Library Kids Book Club

Wangari the Storyteller was the featured performer at Kenya National Library Kids Book Club on July 15, 2017. The Kenya National Library Service is a…

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Régine Gwladys Lebouda

The Writivism prizes for fiction and nonfiction for 2017 announced

The shortlists for the Writivism Short Story Prize 2017 and the Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction 2017 have been announced today. A large part…

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Zakes Mda

Zakes Mda and Greg Marinovich win Sunday Times Literary Awards 2017

Zakes Mda and Greg Marinovich are the winners of the Sunday Times Literary Awards 2017. The Sunday Times Literary Awards are composed of two awards,…

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Stephanie Wanga

Writivism Short Story Prize 2017 longlist announced

Twenty African writers have made the cut for the Writivism Short Story Prize 2017 longlist announced earlier today. The Writivism Short Story Prize celebrates writers…

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Bongani Madondo, Yewande Omotoso, and Nthikeng Mohlele

Madondo, Omotoso, Mohlele make University of Johannesburg Prize 2016 shortlist

The University of Johannesburg Prize  2016 for South African Writing in English has announced their shortlist for the year. The list includes names like Bongani…

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