Abdellatif Laâbi was announced as a finalist for the Neustadt Prize 2020 for his novel Beyond the Barbed Wire on July 22, 2019. The Neustadt…View More Moroccan Abdellatif Laâbi is US’s Neustadt Prize 2020 finalist.
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 International Publishers Association seminar will be hosted in Marrakesh, Morocco in 2020. The announcement was made by IPA President Hugo Setzer in Nairobi on…View More International Publishers Association seminar for Marrakesh, Morocco in 2020.
Bensalem Himmich and Dr. Abderrezak Belagrouz were announced as Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2019 winners on March 16, 2019. The Sheikh Zayed Book Award is…View More Bensalem Himmich, Dr Abderrezak Belagrouz are Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2019 winners.
The six finalists for the Orange Book Award in Africa 2019 were announced on March 7, 2019. In November 2018, a new literary prize called…View More Orange Book Award in Africa 2019 finalists announced.
Adel Esmat, Mohammed Al-Maazuz are the two Africans on the International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2019 shortlist announced today February 5, 2019. The International Prize…View More Adel Esmat, Mohammed Al-Maazuz make International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2019 shortlist.
Moroccan novelist Bensalem Himmich has made the Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2019 shortlist announced on February 4, 2019. The Sheikh Zayed Book Award is one…View More Bensalem Himmich on Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2019 shortlist.
Akwaeke Emezi and Ahmed Bouanani were announced as PEN America 2019 Finalists on January 24, 2019. Emezi is in the running for debut novel Freshwater…View More Akwaeke Emezi, Ahmed Bouanani are PEN America 2019 Finalists.
The International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2019 longlist has been announced with seven Africans making the January 7, 2019 cut. They are Iman Yehia, Habib…View More Seven Africans make International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2019 longlist.
Covering the length and breadth of the continent, here is a list of African literary festivals you can attend in 2019. This list is regularly…View More African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2019
Three Africans feature on Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2019 longlist announced on November 26, 2018. They are Egyptians Amro Al Adly and Ahmed Al Shahawi…View More Three Africans on Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2019 longlist.
The Re-Imagined Storytelling Festival 2018 will be hosted at the Alliance Française, Nairobi on December 15, 2018. In 2017 Positively African, a Nairobi based organization…View More Re-Imagined Storytelling Festival 2018 for Nairobi this December.
“Rights in African Languages: Promoting networks and exchanges to facilitating trade” was a topic of discussion at the African pavilion at the Frankfurt Book Fair…View More Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: Rights in African Languages. #FBF18
Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, Meryem Alaoui are the two African writers on the Prix Femina 2018 longlist. The Prix Femina was created in 1904, and each…View More Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, Meryem Alaoui make Prix Femina 2018 longlist.
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2018 winners were announced with Tunisian Néji Elounelli, Moroccan Mohammad Mishbal, Egyptian Ahmad Al Qarmalawi featuring. The Sheikh Zayed Book…View More Three Africans on list of Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2018 winners