Joe Khamisi featured at Season 5 of Afrolit Sans Frontières on Monday, July 27, 2020. He was moderated by Zukiswa Wanner. Afrolit Sans Frontières, a…View More Joe Khamisi at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 5.
Idza Luhumyo has been announced as the inaugural recipient of the Margaret Busby New Daughters of Africa Award today, July 21, 2020. In 2019, the…View More Idza Luhumyo is inaugural Margaret Busby New Daughters of Africa Award recipient.
Mukoma Wa Ngugi novel We, The Scarred is July’s read at the One Read App available on Google Play Store. One Read is a mobile…View More Mukoma Wa Ngugi novel “We, The Scarred” is One Read App’s July read.
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.
Ngwatilo Mawiyoo was the first guest at Season 4 of Afrolit Sans Frontières streaming live on Instagram from Nairobi on June 29, 2020. She was…View More Ngwatilo Mawiyoo kicks off Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 4.
Fiyah, Libretto, and Lolwe are three literary magazines by African/Black publishers currently available for your reading pleasure. A literary magazine is a periodical that publishes…View More Fiyah, Libretto, and Lolwe: A tale of three literary magazines.
Ngala Chome was announced the winner of the Royal African Society’s African Author Prize 2018-2019 on June 15, 2020. The African Author Prize from the…View More Ngala Chome is Royal African Society’s African Author Prize 2019 winner.
Muthoni Garland, Chuma Nwokolo, and Bibi Bakare-Yusuf were announced as judges for the Morland African Writing Scholarships 2020 on June 15, 2020. The award is…View More Morland African Writing Scholarships 2020 judges unveiled.
The shortlist for the African Studies Association UK’s Fage and Oliver Prize 2020 was announced on May 20, 2020. The African Studies Association UK facilitates…View More African Studies Association UK’s Fage and Oliver Prize 2020 shortlist announced.
The African Literary Podcast, sponsored by Nairobi-based Prestige Books, interviews Kenyan writer Joe Khamisi. Joe Khamisi has had a long history of public service in…View More African Literary Podcast Episode 15: Joe Khamisi (with Prestige Books).
Season 2 of Afrolit Sans Frontières was hosted by African writers from cities all over the world over the Internet from April 20-27, 2020. The…View More A snapshot of Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 2.
Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor was the first guest of Season 2 of Afrolit Sans Frontières streaming on Instagram from Nairobi, Kenya on April 20, 2020. She…View More Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor kicks off Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 2.
Here is a list of virtual literary events across Africa to keep you busy during the shutdowns as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. 2020.…View More Covid-19: Virtual literary events across Africa to look out for during the lockdown.
The African Literary Podcast, sponsored by Nairobi-based Prestige Books, interviews Kenyan novelist Makena Maganjo. A few weeks ago, Makena Maganjo’s debut novel South B’s finest…View More African Literary Podcast Episode 14: Kenyan novelist Makena Maganjo (sponsored by Prestige Books)
As a result of issues brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, the forthcoming Heroe Book Fair has been moved to March 22-26, 2021. In February,…View More Covid-19: Heroe Book Fair moved to March 2021.