Iowa International Writing Program

Meet the African writers for the Iowa International Writing Program 2019.

Batsirai Chigama, Shadreck Chikoti, Soukaina Habiballah, Tade Ipadeola, Amira-Géhanne Khalfallah, Samuel Menghesteab, Martha Mukaiwa, and Yamkela Tywakadi are the African writers to take part in…

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Zukiswa Wanner Abu Sense and Shadreck Chikoti

Shadreck Chikoti, Abu Sense blow away Nairobi at Artistic Encounters 2019 opening.

It was a rocking evening at the Goethe Institut in Nairobi as Kenyan actor Abu Sense gave a performance portraying Malawian writer Shadreck Chikoti’s Azotus…

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Feminart Arts and Book Festival.

Meet the team running Malawi’s Feminart Arts and Book Festival 2019.

The  Feminart Arts and Book Festival 2019 is set to be hosted in Lilongwe, Malawi from October 11-13. This inaugural edition will be run by a team…

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A snapshot of Poetry Africa 2018.

A snapshot of Poetry Africa 2018.

Poetry Africa 2018 was hosted at venues in Durban, South Africa from October 15-20, 2018. Here is a snapshot of events that went down on…

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Babishai Poetry Award.

Babishai Poetry Award 2018 longlist announced.

The Babishai Poetry Award 2018 longlist was announced on July 5th by judges Prof Remi Raj, Rehema Nanfuka, and Alfred Msadala. The longlist of 35,…

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