Prix des Cinq Continents de la Francophonie

African, Caribbean finalists of Prix des Cinq Continents de la Francophonie 2020

Hemley Boum, Léonora Miano, Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse, Gaelle Belem and Youssouf Amine Elalamy are finalists for the Prix des cinq continents de la Francophonie 2020…

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International Prize for Arabic Fiction

Nine Africans on International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2020 longlist.

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…

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Laila Lalami

Laila Lalami’s “The Other Americans” on US’ Aspen Words Literary Prize 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…

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Dublin International Literary Award 2020 longlist

The African novelists on the Dublin International Literary Award 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…

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US National Book Awards 2019 finalists

Laila Lalami, Scholastique Mukasonga, Akwaeke Emezi are National Book Awards 2019 finalists.

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…

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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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Prix de la Littérature Arabe 2019

Prix de la Littérature Arabe 2019 longlist features African writers.

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…

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