Books by Agnès Agboton, Djamila Morani, Ibrahima Balde and Amets Arzallus Antia feature on the English PEN Translates awards announced on February 10, 2021. PEN…View More English PEN Translates Awards feature African writers.
Covering the length and breadth of the continent, here is a list of African literary festivals you can attend in 2019. This list is regularly…View More African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2019
The Morland Writing Scholarships 2018 shortlist has been announced today with twenty writers from ten African countries in the running. The Morland Writing Scholarship is…View More Morland Writing Scholarships 2018 shortlist announced.
The Writivism Short Story Prize 2018 longlist was been announced on Tuesday, June 25, 2018. The longlist of ten features writers from Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya,…View More Writivism Short Story Prize 2018 longlist announced.
Here is a list of African literary festivals you can attend in 2018. 2017 promised and delivered to literary feast of festivals in all corners…View More African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2018
Guinee’s Tierno Monénembo is the recipient of the Grand Prix de la Francophonie 2017, the most prestigious award of the French Academy, for his body…View More Tierno Monénembo wins Grand Prix de la Francophonie 2017
There was an evening in honour of Guinea author Camara Laye at the Franco Guinea Cultural Centre on April 24, 2017. The evenings’ performances were…View More An evening of performances in honour of Camara Laye #WorldBookCapital
Guinee minister of culture gave a rousing speech at the opening ceremony of the World Capital Book on April 23, 2017. Here is his speech…View More Guinee minister of culture Barry Siaka speech (French) #WorldBooKCapital2017
Guinee writer Williams Sassine was honoured with a play in his honour at World Book Capital 2017 in Guinee Conakry. The performances was staged at…View More Legendary Guinee author Williams Sassine honoured with fancy play #WorldBookCapital2017
Here is a list of African literary festivals you can attend in 2017. 2016 promised and delivered to literary feast of festivals in all corners…View More African literary festivals you can attend in 2017
We were still savouring the glorious times from last year when Port Harcourt was World Book Capital when we heard the news that will see…View More Conakry, Guinee is World Book Capital for 2017