The shortlist for the Morland Writing Scholarships 2019 was announced today, October 25, 2019. The Morland Writing Scholarships for African Writers, popularly referred to as…View More Morland Writing Scholarships 2019 shortlist announced.
The longlists for the Writivism Short Story Prize 2019 and the Koffi Addo Creative Nonfiction Prize 2019 have been announced on March 25, 2019. Writivism,…View More Writivism Short Story Prize 2019, Koffi Addo Creative Nonfiction Prize 2019 longlists announced.
Hawa Jande Golakai and Muthoni Wa Gichuru were the featured authors at Literary Crossroads at the Goethe-Institut in Nairobi on June 21, 2018. They were…View More Hawa Jande Golakai, Muthoni Wa Gichuru star at Literary Crossroads.
Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond and Mae Azango are the featured writers on the current edition of KWEE Liberia’s literary magazine. KWEE is a literary magazine based…View More Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond, Mae Azango feature on Liberia’s KWEE Magazine
The Man Booker International Prize 2015 winner was announced at an award ceremony at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London last night. The name…View More Man Booker International Prize 2015 – Not Yet Ushindi
April 24 was a special day for Liberian author Saah Millimono as this was the day that his baby aka debut novel Boy Interrupted would…View More Images from Saah Millimono’s Boy Interrupted launch in Liberia
Boy Interrupted the debut novel of Liberian author Saah Millimono will be launching tomorrow at The Market Place, Carey & Nelson Streets, Monrovia, Liberia tomorrow…View More Boy Interrupted to launch in Monrovia, Liberia
Hawa Jande Golakai and Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond are two West African writers whose books are available in Nairobi’s Bookstop Bookshop. Golakai is a Liberian writer whose…View More Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond and Hawa Jande Golakai books now in Nairobi
The Lazarus Effect is a book that was published a few years ago by Liberian Hawa Golakai or HJ Golakai. It is a crime fiction…View More HJ Golakai’s The Lazarus Effect now in Italian
We here at JamesMurua.com would like to introduce a new thing in the African literature scene: The African Author Google Hangout. This is a hangout…View More Introducing the African Author Google Hangout
Book: The Lazarus Effect Author: HJ Golakai Publisher: Kwela Books Year of publication: 2011 Number of pages: 310 Hawa Jande Golakai’s debut novel The Lazarus…View More A review of Hawa Jande Golakai’s The Lazarus Effect
The Kwani Trust was started a over decade ago to ensure that literature from this part of the world grew. Their latest attempt at this…View More Two Kenyans on announced Kwani Manuscript prize short list