Jalada Africa is a pan-African writers’ collective aimed at publishing literature by African authors regularly. The idea is to make it as easy as possible…View More Jalada Africa’s first short story anthology out
They announced the shortlist for the Etisalat Prize for African literature yesterday. Those in the running for Africa’s first major Pan-African literature prize are the…View More Etisalat Writers Prize 2014 shortlist out
Writivism is an initiative of the Kampala Uganda based Centre for African Cultural Excellence (CACE) and aims at promoting emerging African writers. This is by…View More Writivism goes continental in 2014
Pen International is an association of writers, founded in London to promote friendship and intellectual co-operation among writers everywhere. The organisation has chapters in over…View More South African wins PEN International’s inaugural New Voices Award
You know we love the short story in Kenya, right? I have a feeling that vibe was started when Binyavanga Wainaina won that prize all…View More Okwiri Oduor wins Short Story Day Africa Prize 2013
Do you fancy that you can write science fiction that would amaze the world and don’t want to worry about competing with Hollywood types? The…View More Fancy yourself a science fiction writer? Here’s one for you.
One of my favourite movies is Quentin Tarantino offering From Dusk Till Dawn. The 1997 movie with a starring cast including George Clooney and Salma…View More Niq Mhlongo’s Way Back Home; Very nice
Book: The Thirtieth Candle Author: Angela Makholwa Publisher: Pan Macmillan Genre: Fiction Buy your own copy of The 30th Candle I recently got an opportunity…View More How Angela Makholwa nearly derailed my Seychelles Carnival plans