Abdellatif Laabi was awarded the Mahmoud Darwish Award 2020 on March 13, 2020. Mahmoud Darwish was a Palestinian poet and author who was regarded as…View More Abdellatif Laabi awarded Mahmoud Darwish Award 2020.
There are nine Africans from five countries on the longlist for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2020 announced on December 17, 2019. The International…View More Nine Africans on International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2020 longlist.
Laila Lalami novel The Other Americans is on the Aspen Words Literary Prize 2020 longlist announced on November 14, 2019. Also on the longlist are…View More Laila Lalami’s “The Other Americans” on US’ Aspen Words Literary Prize 2020 longlist.
There are eleven novelists from across Africa on Dublin International Literary Award 2020 longlist announced on Monday, November 11, 2019. The Dublin International Literary Award…View More The African novelists on the Dublin International Literary Award 2020 longlist
The winners of the Prix Du Morocco Du Livre 2019 were announced in Rabat, Morocco on October 18, 2019. Prix Du Maroc Du Livre or…View More Prix Du Maroc Du Livre 2019 winners announced in Rabat.
Laila Lalami, Scholastique Mukasonga, and Akwaeke Emezi are finalists for the US National Book Awards 2019 announced on October 8, 2019. The US National Book…View More Laila Lalami, Scholastique Mukasonga, Akwaeke Emezi are US National Book Awards 2019 finalists.
Laila Lalami’s novel The Other Americans is on the fiction longlist for the US National Book Awards 2019 announced on September 20, 2019. The US…View More Laila Lalami on US National Book Awards 2019 longlist.
Laila Lalami’s novel The Other Americans is on the shortlist in the Fiction category of the Kirkus Prize 2019 announced on September 17, 2018. Kirkus…View More Laila Lalami makes US Kirkus Prize 2019 shortlist.
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.
Leïla Bahsaïn, Kaouther Adimi, Mohammed Abdelnabi, and Yasmine Khlat are the African writers on the Prix de la Littérature Arabe 2019 longlist announced on September…View More Prix de la Littérature Arabe 2019 longlist features African writers.
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.