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…View More Meet the African writers for the Iowa International Writing Program 2019.
Binyavanga Wainaina was honoured at a ceremony at the Story Club Art Cafe in Lilongwe, Malawi on August 24, 2019. Binyavanga Wainaina shot to continental…View More Binyavanga Wainaina honoured in ceremony in Malawi.
The Death of An Idea: Malawi Writing Today II launched in the Malawi cities of Blantyre and Lilongwe on June 30 and July 9, 2019.…View More “The Death of An Idea: Malawi Writing Today II” launches in Blantyre and Lilongwe.
The shortlist of ten writers in the running for Short Story Day Africa 2018 was announced on July 4, 2019. South African headquartered Short Story…View More Short Story Day Africa 2018 shortlist announced.
The shortlists for the Gerald Kraak Prize 2019 were announced on April 3, 2019. Gerald Kraak was a South African writer, grant-maker, film-maker, and human…View More Gerald Kraak Prize 2019 shortlists announced.
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…View More Shadreck Chikoti, Abu Sense blow away Nairobi at Artistic Encounters 2019 opening.
Shadreck Chikoti and Abu Sense will be the first artists to rock the stage for Artistic Encounters in 2019 at the Goethe Institut Nairobi on…View More Shadreck Chikoti, Abu Sense kick off Artistic Encounters 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…View More Meet the team running Malawi’s Feminart Arts and Book Festival 2019.
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…View More A snapshot of Poetry Africa 2018.
Poet, academic and diplomat David Rubadiri has passed on. The Malawian’s family announced that he had moved to the ancestral plane on September 15, 2018.…View More Malawian poet, academic and diplomat David Rubadiri has passed on.
Marial Awendit is the Babishai Poetry Prize 2018 winner for his poem 38 Photographs of Depression. The South Sudan national was announced the winner at…View More Marial Awendit is the Babishai Poetry Prize 2018 winner.
The Writivism Short Story Prize 2018 shortlist was announced on July 21, 2018. Those in the running for the prize are Mbogo Ireri (Kenya), Mali…View More Writivism Short Story Prize 2018 shortlist 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,…View More Babishai Poetry Award 2018 longlist announced.
The Babishai Poetry Prize 2018 judges announced on May 29, 2018 are Remi Raji, Alfred Msadala, and Rehema Nanfuka. The Babishai Poetry Prize was founded…View More Remi Raji, Alfred Msadala, Rehema Nanfuka are Babishai Poetry Prize 2018 judges.
Upile Chisala has two poetry collections namely soft magic and Nectar that lovers of poetry really need to check out. Upile is a storyteller, sociologist…View More Upile Chisala’s two poetry collections “soft magic” and “Nectar.”