The Goethe-Institut announced the participants to take part in #AfroYoungAdult workshops in eight African cities in February 2019 on January 3, 2019. In September 2018,…View More Goethe Institut’s #AfroYoungAdult workshop participants announced.
The team running the Goethe sponsored #AfroYoungAdult project have announced the facilitators for the workshops to be conducted across eight African cities. In September 2018,…View More Meet the facilitators for the Goethe Institut’s #AfroYoungAdult workshops.
The Accra International Book Festival Awards 2018 shortlists were announced on December 27, 2018. The awards are the First Book Award and Independent Writers Award.…View More Accra International Book Festival Awards 2018 shortlist announced.
The Golden Baobab Prize 2018 shortlist was announced on December 16, 2018. No finalist will be awarded this year. The Golden Baobab Prize, established in…View More Golden Baobab Prize 2018 shortlist announced; no official winner awarded.
The Golden Baobab Prize 2018 longlist has been announced today on December 7, 2018. The longlist features twelve African children’s authors and illustrators from six…View More Golden Baobab Prize 2018 longlist announced.
The Arabic edition of Yaa Gyasi debut novel Homegoing was presented at the Sharjah International Book Fair 2018 on November 4, 2018. The translation of…View More Sharjah International Book Fair 2018: Yaa Gyasi’s “Homegoing” now in Arabic.
An action packed Pa Gya! Literary festival 2018 is set to happen in Accra, Ghana from October 19-21, 2018. The Pa Gya! Literary festival first…View More Action packed Pa Gya! Literary Festival 2018 set for Accra, Ghana.
The Ghana International Book Fair 2018 was held at the Accra International Conference Centre from Thursday, 30th August to Sunday, 1st September, 2018. The theme…View More A snapshot of the Ghana International Book Fair 2018.
Kinyanjui Kombani is the CODE Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2018 winner for his work Finding Colombia. Kinyanjui received a cash prize of…View More Kinyanjui Kombani is CODE Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2018 winner.
The CODE Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2018 shortlist was announced on August 2, 2018. The five in the running for the prize…View More CODE Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2018 shortlist announced.
The Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Awards 2018 nominees have been announced and feature writers and poets with African roots. They include Lesley Nneka Arimah, Peter Kimani,…View More Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Awards 2018 nominees announced.
Poet Warsan Shire will headline the Africa Writes festival 2018 in London from Friday 29 June to Sunday 1 July 2018. The UK’s biggest annual…View More Warsan Shire headlines UK’s “Africa Writes” festival 2018.
Nii Ayikwei Parkes was the keynote speaker at the Bare Lit Festival 2018 giving the address at The Albany, London UK on May 27, 2018.…View More Long Read: Nii Ayikwei Parkes keynote address at the Bare Lit Festival 2018.
The Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2018 shortlist has been announced. The Africa regional shortlist featured Harriet Anena, Fred Khumalo, Cheryl Ntumy, Michelle Sacks, Efua Traoré,…View More Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2018 shortlist announced.
Ayesha Harruna Attah is the author of the new novel The Hundred Wells of Salaga published by Cassava Republic Press. This is the writer’s second…View More Interview: Five questions with Ayesha Harruna Attah.