Isha Sesay’s first book Beneath the Tamarind Tree: A Story of Courage, Family, and the Lost Schoolgirls of Boko Haram was published by Harper Collins…View More Isha Sesay’s “Beneath the Tamarind Tree” focuses on the Chibok Girls.
Tade Thompson’s The Rosewater Insurrection, the second in the Wormwood Trilogy series, became available to the reading public on March 12, 2019. On July 17,…View More Tade Thompson’s “The Rosewater Insurrection” came out on March 12.
The cover for Water Birds on the Lakeshore, the anthology of Goethe Institut’s AfroYoungAdult project has been revealed. In September 2018, the Goethe Institut announced…View More Goethe Institut’s AfroYoungAdult’s “Water Birds on the Lakeshore” anthology cover revealed.
Fred Khumalo has revealed the cover for his newest fiction title The Longest March, published by Umuzi, set to make its debut on September 2019.…View More Fred Khumalo reveals cover for his newest fiction title “The Longest March.”
Patrice Nganang’s novel When the Plums Are Ripe, published by Macmillan imprint Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, is out on August 13, 2019. Patrice Nganang is…View More Patrice Nganang’s novel “When the Plums Are Ripe” out on August 13.
Tope Folarin’s debut novel A Particular Kind of Black Man will be published by Simon & Shuster on August 6, 2019. Tope Folarin burst onto…View More Tope Folarin’s debut novel “A Particular Kind of Black Man” out on August 6.
Our Words, Our Worlds: Writing on Black South African Women Poets, 2000-2018, an anthology edited by Makhosazana Xaba and published by UKZN Press was launched…View More Makhosazana Xaba’s “Our Words, Our Worlds: Writing on Black South African Women Poets, 2000-2018″ out now.
Bassey Ikpi’s essay collection I’m Telling the Truth, but I’m Lying, published by Harper Collins, is out on August 20, 2019. Bassey Ikpi is a…View More Bassey Ikpi’s “I’m Telling the Truth, but I’m Lying” out on August 20.
Marie NDiaye’s newest novel The Cheffe, published by Penguin Random House, makes its appearance on the African literary scene on October 29, 2019. Marie NDiaye…View More Marie NDiaye’s new novel “The Cheffe” out in October.
The Death of An Idea: Malawi Writing Today II launched in the Malawi cities of Blantyre and Lilongwe on June 30 and July 9, 2019.…View More “The Death of An Idea: Malawi Writing Today II” launches in Blantyre and Lilongwe.
Alone and other Zambian Stories, a new anthology of short stories by Zambian writers, was launched at Grey Matter Zambia, Lusaka on July 6, 2019.…View More “Alone and other Zambian Stories” launches in Lusaka, Zambia.
Keletso Mopai’s short story collection If You Keep Digging was published by Blackbird Books on June 1, 2019. Keletso Mopai first came to our attention…View More Keletso Mopai’s “If You Keep Digging” available for your reading pleasure.
Logan February’s newest poetry collection In The Nude was published by Ouida Books on June 14, 2019. Logan February is a Nigerian poet and a…View More Logan February’s poetry collection “In The Nude” now available.
Ngugi: Reflections on his Life of Writing a collection of essays on Ngugi Wa Thiong’o’s work, edited by Simon Gikandi and Ndirangu Wachanga, launched in…View More “Ngugi: Reflections on his life of writing” launches in Nairobi.
The cover for Fib and the Axe of Fury the debut novel for Nigerian writer Esosa Kolawole, to be published on June 30, 2019, was…View More Zuma Publishing reveals Esosa Kolawole’s “Fib and the Axe of Fury” cover.