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.
Kenyan author, academic, and broadcaster Ken Walibora passed away after a road accident on April 10, 2020. Ken Walibora’s work as an author, in a…View More Kenyan author, academic, and broadcaster Ken Walibora has passed on.
Afrolit Sans Frontières was hosted by African writers from cities around the world from Monday, March 23 to Monday, March 30, 2020. The Afrolit Sans…View More A snapshot of Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 1.
Mukoma Wa Ngugi closed out the third day of Afrolit Sans Frontières on Instagram Live from Ithaca, New York, USA, on March 25, 2020. Afrolit Sans…View More Mukoma Wa Ngugi’s turn at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 1
The African Literary Podcast’s episode twelfth sponsored by Nairobi-based Prestige Books features an interview with Kinyanjui Kombani. In Episode 12, we have an interview with…View More The African Literary Podcast 12: Kinyanjui Kombani interview (sponsored by Prestige Books)
The Swahili Literary Festival 2020 was held at the Swahilipot Hub, Mombasa from March 4-8, 2020. The Swahili Literary Festival, a brainchild of the Abdulrahman…View More A snapshot of the Swahili Literary Festival 2020.
The African Literary Podcast has returned with an Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor interview. The return of the series is sponsored by Nairobi-based Prestige Books. The new…View More African Literary Podcast returns with Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor interview, Prestige Books as sponsor
The East African publisher of Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor’s The Dragonfly Sea and Peter Kimani’s Dance of The Jakaranda was revealed at a soiree hosted at…View More Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, Peter Kimani’s East African publisher unveiled at Prestige Books Soiree.