The shortlist for the AKO Caine Prize for African Writing 2021 has been announced today, June 2, 2021. It features Doreen Baingana, Meron Hadero, Rémy…View More AKO Caine Prize for African Writing 2021 shortlist announced.
The Bank Windhoek Doek Literary Awards, biannual awards recognising writers, poets, and visual artists published in Doek! Literary Magazine, were unveiled on May 31, 2021.…View More Bank Windhoek Doek Literary Awards for Namibia
Rémy Ngamije and Roland Watson-Grant are two of the winners of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2021, announced today, May 12, 2021. The Commonwealth Short…View More Rémy Ngamije, Roland Watson-Grant are Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2021 winners
The shortlists for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2021 have been announced today, April 14, 2021. The Commonwealth Short Story Prize is awarded for the…View More Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2021 shortlists announced
Here is information on the latest issues of 8 literary magazines that offer some of the best writing by Africans on the continent and in…View More 8 Literary magazines from Africa and its diaspora to read today
Lucas Wafula (Kenya), Renee Edwige Dro (Côte d’Ivoire), and Remy Ngamije (Namibia) are the judges for the inaugural edition of the Kendeka Prize for African…View More Kendeka Prize for African Literature 2021 judges announced.
The shortlist for the Afritondo Short Story Prize 2021 was announced on March 3, 2021. Afritondo, a new platform that aims to connect with and…View More Afritondo Short Story Prize 2021 shortlist announced.
Tendai Huchu was the featured author at the Goethe-Institut Namibia’s Virtually Yours on Saturday, December 5, 2020. He was moderated by series curator Zukiswa Wanner.…View More Tendai Huchu at Goethe-Institut Namibia’s “Virtually Yours” in December.
Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi was the featured author at GoetheNamibia’s Virtually Yours on Saturday, November 14, 2020. She was moderated by series curator Zukiswa Wanner. Virtually…View More Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi at Goethe-Namibia’s “Virtually Yours.”
The shortlist for the Morland Writing Scholarships 2020 was announced today, October 19, 2020. The Morland Writing Scholarships for African Writers, popularly referred to as…View More Morland Writing Scholarships 2020 shortlist announced.
Niq Mhlongo’s newest novel Paradise In Gaza launched at the new Goethe Namibia series Virtually Yours on October 10, 2020. He was moderated by author…View More Niq Mhlongo’s “Paradise In Gaza” launches at Goethe Namibia’s Virtually Yours.
In our continuing series to introduce, and reintroduce, you to literary magazines from African and Black writing, we present The ArabLit Quarterly, Doek!, and Pree.…View More ArabLit Quarterly, Doek!, and Pree: A tale of three literary magazines.
The English language rights for Rémy Ngamije’s The Eternal Audience of One have been acquired by Scout Press, an imprint of Simon and Schuster in…View More Rémy Ngamije’s novel “The Eternal Audience of One” gets US publisher.
The shortlist for the AKO Caine Prize for African Writing 2020 announced today, May 19, 2020, features Erica Sugo Anyadike, Chikodili Emelumadu, Jowhor Ile, Rémy…View More AKO Caine Prize for African Writing 2020 shortlist announced.
Season 2 of Afrolit Sans Frontières was hosted by African writers from cities all over the world over the Internet from April 20-27, 2020. The…View More A snapshot of Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 2.