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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Hugo Setzer

International Publishers Association seminar for Marrakesh, Morocco in 2020.

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…

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Orange Book Award for Africa

Orange Book Award in Africa 2019 finalists announced.

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…

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Adel Esmat, Mohammed Al-Maazuz make International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2019 shortlist.

Adel Esmat, Mohammed Al-Maazuz make International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2019 shortlist.

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…

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International Prize for Arabic Fiction

Seven Africans make International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2019 longlist.

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…

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A snapshot of Poetry Africa 2018.

African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2019

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…

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