The shortlists for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2021 have been announced today, April 14, 2021. The Commonwealth Short Story Prize is awarded for the…View More Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2021 shortlists announced
For the second year running, Calabash International Literary Festival has been cancelled as a result of the Covid-19 driven global health crisis. It will now…View More Jamaica’s Calabash International Literary Festival 2021 cancelled
Maisy Card, Andre Bagoo, and Canisia Lubrin make up the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature 2021 shortlist announced on Sunday, March 28, 2021. The…View More OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature 2021 shortlist announced.
Olive Senior was named Jamaica’s Poet Laureate for 2021-2024 on Wednesday, March 17, 2021. In the past, the poet laureate was an eminent poet appointed…View More Olive Senior named Jamaica’s Poet Laureate for 2021-2024
Here are five biographies of some of the best African athletes in football, athletics, and gymnastics. The biggest sports stories will always intrigue audiences across…View More Five biographies of some of the best African athletes.
Sharma Taylor is one of the winners of the Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2020 announced on October 29, 2020. Wasafiri, founded in 1984,…View More Sharma Taylor is Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2020 winner
Marlon James presented his newest novel Black Leopard, Red Wolf at Liverpool Black History Month on October 14, 2020. He was moderated by Irenosen Okojie.…View More Marlon James presents “Black Leopard, Red Wolf” at Liverpool Black History Month.
Lola Olufemi, Sharma Taylor, and Joshua Idehen are on the shortlists for the Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2020 announced on October 6, 2020.…View More Lola Olufemi, Sharma Taylor, Joshua Idehen on Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2020 shortlists.
Nii Ayikwei Parkes, Fred D’Aguiar, and Safiya Sinclair are three of the featured poets on the Poetry Book Society 2020 winter selections announced on September…View More Nii Ayikwei Parkes, Safiya Sinclair, Fred D’Aguiar on Poetry Book Society 2020 winter selections.
Ayobami Adebayo, Sara Collins, Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Léonora Miano, and Johary Ravaloson, are on the shortlist for Prix Les Afriques 2020 announced on August 12,…View More Prix Les Afriques 2020 shortlist announced.
Nisi Shawl, K. Tempest Bradford, and Marlon James were among the winners of the Locus Awards 2020 announced on June 27, 2020. The Locus Awards…View More Nisi Shawl, K. Tempest Bradford, and Marlon James are Locus Awards 2020 winners.
Kei Miller, Okechukwu Nzelu are on the longlists for the Polari First Book Prize 2020 and Polari Prize 2020 announced on June 23, 2020. The…View More Kei Miller, Okechukwu Nzelu on Polari Prize 2020 longlists.
Nicole Dennis-Benn’s novel Patsy won at the Lambda Literary Awards 2020 announced on June 1, 2020. The Lambda Literary Awards, or the “Lammys,” as they…View More Nicole Dennis-Benn is Lambda Literary Awards 2020 winner.
Namwali Serpell and Marlon James were announced winners at the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes 2019 on Friday, April 17, 2020. The Los Angeles Times…View More Namwali Serpell, Marlon James win Los Angeles Times Book Prizes 2019.
Akwaeke Emezi’s Pet, and the anthology The Heart of the Matter: The Gerald Kraak Anthology Volume III are on the Lambda Literary Awards 2020 shortlists…View More Akwaeke Emezi, The Gerald Kraak Anthology on Lambda Literary Awards 2020 shortlists.