The shortlist for the Morland Writing Scholarships 2020 was announced today, October 19, 2020. The Morland Writing Scholarships for African Writers, popularly referred to as…View More Morland Writing Scholarships 2020 shortlist announced.
Pa Gya! A Literary Festival 2020 runs both in-person and virtually in Accra, Ghana from October 16-18, then again on October 29, 2020. In 2017,…View More Pa Gya! A Literary Festival 2020 kicks off in Accra on October 16.
The shortlist for the Toyin Fálọlá Prize 2020 has been announced in Lagos today, October 13, 2020. The Toyin Fálọlá Prize is a new prize…View More Toyin Fálọlá Prize 2020 shortlist announced in Lagos.
In our continuing Book Digest series, we share with you new books from Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Yaa Gyasi, and Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse. Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi,…View More Book Digest: Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Yaa Gyasi, Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse
The longlists for the African Writers Awards 2020 were announced on September 28, 2020. The African Writers Awards were conceived by the African Writers Development…View More African Writers Awards 2020 longlists announced.
There are 24 writers on the longlist for the Toyin Fálọlá Prize 2020 announced on September 14, 2020. The Toyin Fálọlá Prize is a new…View More Toyin Fálọlá Prize 2020 longlist announced in Lagos.
Frances Mensah Williams kicked off day 2 at Season 5 of Afrolit Sans Frontières on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. She was moderated by Bisi Adjapon.…View More Frances Mensah Williams at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 5.
Nii Ayikwei Parkes is on the judging panel of the Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize 2020 announced on July 25, 2020. The Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize…View More Nii Ayikwei Parkes is Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize 2020 judge.
The winners of the Samira Bawumia Literature Prize 2020 have been announced today, July 22, 2020. The Samira Bawumia Literature Prize is an annual literary…View More Samira Bawumia Literature Prize 2020 winners announced.
The longlist for the Babishai Haiku Prize 2020 was announced in Kampala, Uganda today, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. The Babishai Haiku Prize organised by the…View More Babishai Haiku Prize 2020 longlist announced in Kampala.
The anthology for the K & L Prize 2020 was unveiled on July 26, 2020. The shortlist for the award was then announced on June…View More K & L Prize 2020 anthology published; shortlist announced.
The Library of Africa and The African Diaspora, formerly known as Libreria Ghana, has been open for members in Accra, Ghana since March 2020. It…View More The Library of Africa and The African Diaspora in Accra, Ghana now open.
Tsitsi Dangarembga, Ayesha Harruna Attah, and Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah are on the shortlist for the Saroyan Prize 2020 announced on June 1, 2020. William Saroyan…View More Tsitsi Dangarembga, Ayesha Harruna Attah on Saroyan Prize 2020 shortlist.
Ayesha Harruna Attah wrapped up day two of Season 3 of Afrolit Sans Frontières from Dakar, Senegal on May 26, 2020. She was hosted by…View More Ayesha Harruna Attah wraps up day two of Season 3 of Afrolit Sans Frontières.
Here are the writers who will feature at Season 3 of Afrolit Sans Frontières running from May 25 – June 1, 2020. The festival theme…View More Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 3: Meet the writers.