Howard Meh-Buh Maximus, Kobina Ankomah-Graham, Okwiri Oduor, and Sarah Uheida were announced the winners of the Morland Writing Scholarships 2020 today, November 24, 2020. The…View More Morland Writing Scholarships 2020 winners announced.
The longlist for the Aspen Words Literary Prize 2021 was announced on November 10, 2020. The Aspen Words Literary Prize is an annual award for…View More Aspen Words Literary Prize 2021 longlist announced.
There are several activities lined up across the continent as International African Writer’s Day is celebrated on November 7, 2020. International African Writer’s Day was…View More International African Writer’s Day, November 7, set for several literary activities.
Nii Ayikwei Parkes launched his newest poetry collection The Geez, published by Peepal Press, on October 15, 2020. His discussant on the day was Toni…View More Nii Ayikwei Parkes launches new poetry collection “The Geez.”
Ama Ata Aidoo was hosted for an event dubbed “A Life Masterclass” by NYU Accra on October 15, 2020. The evening also doubled up as…View More Ama Ata Aidoo: A Life Masterclass in Accra, Ghana
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.