Edwidge Danticat and Yaa Gyasi were among the recipients of the Vilcek Prize 2020 announced on February 1, 2020. The Vilcek Foundation was established in…View More Edwidge Danticat, Yaa Gyasi are U.S.’ Vilcek Prize 2020 recipients.
Bisi Adjapon wrapped up day five of the Afrolit Sans Frontieres Virtual Literary Festival on Instagram Live on Friday, March 27, 2020. The Afrolit Sans…View More Bisi Adjapon features at the Afrolit Sans Frontieres Virtual Literary Festival.
The shortlist for the Afritondo Short Story Prize 2020 was announced on Friday, March 6, 2020. Afritondo is a platform that aims to connect with…View More Afritondo Short Story Prize 2020 shortlist announced.
Frances Mensah Williams’ newest novel “Imperfect Arrangements” was unveiled to the public on March 6, 2020, which also happens to be Ghana’s Independence Day. Frances…View More Frances Mensah Williams’ “Imperfect Arrangements” unveiled on March 6, 2020.
Abantu Book Festival, Gaborone Book Festival, and Pa Gya! Literary Festival have announced the dates they will happen in three different African cities across Africa.…View More Abantu Book Festival, Gaborone Book Festival, Pa Gya! Literary Festival announce dates.
Martin Egblewogbe’s short story collection The Waiting, published by flipped eye publishing, is out on February 13, 2020. Martin Egblewogbe is a lecturer at the…View More Martin Egblewogbe’s short story collection “The Waiting” out on February 13.
Flipped Eye Publishing, founded by Nii Ayikwei Parkes, was announced a recipient a grant by Arts Council England as part of a programme to diversify…View More Nii Ayikwei Parkes’ Flipped Eye Publishing receives UK Funding.
The winners of the Ghana Association of Writers Awards 2019 were announced in Accra, Ghana on Saturday, November 16, 2019. The Ghana Association of Writers…View More Ghana Association of Writers Awards 2019 winners announced in Accra.
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.