There are eleven novelists from across Africa on Dublin International Literary Award 2020 longlist announced on Monday, November 11, 2019. The Dublin International Literary Award…View More The African novelists on the Dublin International Literary Award 2020 longlist
The Africa Publishing Innovation Fund granted $170,000 to seven publishing-related projects across Africa on October 29, 2019. The Africa Publishing Innovation Fund was created following…View More Africa Publishing Innovation Fund grants $170,000 to seven African publishing-related projects.
Deborah Ahenkorah, the executive director of the Golden Baobab Awards’ was announced the winner of the Global Pluralism Award 2019 on October 15, 2019. The…View More Golden Baobab Awards’ Deborah Ahenkorah wins Global Pluralism Award 2019.
The shortlist for the Morland Writing Scholarships 2019 was announced today, October 25, 2019. The Morland Writing Scholarships for African Writers, popularly referred to as…View More Morland Writing Scholarships 2019 shortlist announced.
We share with you a list of literary festivals you can attend across Africa in October 2019. September was a very activity-filled month of the…View More Literary festivals across Africa you can attend in October 2019.
Readings from the AfroYoungAdult anthology were a special feature of the Literary Crossroads in Accra with Mamle Kabu and Zukiswa Wanner on August 28, 2019.…View More Literary Crossroads Accra features AfroYoungAdult readings.
Ayesha Harruna Attah’s novel The Hundred Wells of Salaga is now available in French as Les Cent Puits De Salaga. The Hundred Wells of Salaga…View More Ayesha Harruna Attah’s “The Hundred Wells of Salaga” now available in French.
Nii Ayikwei Parkes and Mohale Mashigo are on the judging panel of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2020 announced today, September 3, 2019. The Commonwealth…View More Nii Ayikwei Parkes, Mohale Mashigo to judge Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2020.
Toni Morrison was honoured by Ghanaian writers at the e-Ananse Public Library in Accra, Ghana on August 19, 2019. On August 5, 2019, novelist, poet,…View More Ghanaian writers celebrate Toni Morrison in Accra.
August 2019 promises just as much activity as the previous months on the African literary calendar. Here are four literary festivals and book fairs across…View More Four African Literary Festivals to attend in August 2019.
Bisi Adjapon toured Senegal and Nigeria with her Farafina published debut novel Of Women And Frogs this past March and May 2019. Of Women And…View More Bisi Adjapon tours Senegal, Nigeria with debut novel “Of Women And Frogs.”
The Syncity NG Anniversary Anthology and Prize longlist was announced on March 27, 2019. Syncity NG, founded by Mystique Syn Osuchukwu, is a platform that…View More Syncity NG Anniversary Anthology and Prize longlist announced.
Ten poets from across Africa feature on the Brunel International African Poetry Prize 2019 shortlist announced on March 25, 2019. The Brunel International African Poetry…View More Brunel International African Poetry Prize 2019 shortlist announced
Kwame Dawes, alongside seven other writers, was announced as a recipient of the Windham-Campbell Prize 2019 on March 13, 2019. The Windham-Campbell Prize, established in…View More Kwame Dawes is Windham-Campbell Prize 2019 recipient.
The Kofi Awoonor Literary Prize 2018 winner is Sheilla Aisha Nelson. Ruby Yayra Goka and Elizabeth O. Johnson are the first runner up and the…View More Sheilla Aisha Nelson is Kofi Awoonor Literary Prize 2018 winner.