One Man In, a new book by British white man Chris Craighead published by Simon & Schuster, has ruined Black History Month. Black History Month,…View More One (White) Man ruins Black History Month.
Pan-African poetry publishing collective Konya Shamsrumi to release Funmi Gaji’s The Script of Bruises and Rasaq Malik Gbolahan’s The Other Names of Grief. Are you…View More Konya Shamsrumi Releases Funmi Gaji and Rasaq Malik Gbolahan
We shine a light on the many books that were produced in African and Black Literature and give you our top picks. It was a…View More Books in African and Black Literature in 2020.
We wrap up book news for our readers in our Book Digest feature. Today our focus is the anthologies Accra Noir; No Time to Mourn:…View More Book Digest: Accra Noir (Ghana), No Time To Mourn (South Sudan), Poetic Justice (Morocco)
Wole Soyinka’s new novel, Chronicles of the Happiest People on Earth, is currently making its way across Nigeria. Chronicles of the Happiest People on Earth…View More Wole Soyinka’s new novel is launching across Nigeria.
We wrap up book news for our readers in our Book Digest feature. Today our focus is books from Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu, Sue Nyathi, Ciku…View More Book Digest: Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu, Sue Nyathi, Ciku Kimeria, Laila Lalami.
Mbogi Ya Mawriters With John Sibi-Okumu featured Kenyan poet Benny Wanjohi at the Alliance Francaise De Nairobi on November 26, 2020. Mbogi Ya Mawriters is…View More Mbogi Ya Mawriters With John Sibi-Okumu features poet Benny Wanjohi.
Angela Makholwa’s newest novel Critical But Stable launched physically on November 12 and virtually on November 17, 2020. Angela Makholwa is the author of the…View More Angela Makholwa’s newest novel “Critical But Stable” launches.
Nii Ayikwei Parkes launched his newest poetry collection The Geez, published by Peepal Press, on October 15, 2020. His discussant on the day was Toni…View More Nii Ayikwei Parkes launches new poetry collection “The Geez.”
Namwali Serpell presented her newest book Stranger Faces at the Transnational Series Presents on Tuesday, October 13, 2020. Namwali Serpell first came to continental fame…View More Namwali Serpell presents “Stranger Faces” at Transnational Series Presents.
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.
Ready Set Go Books is publishing Letter From a Plow Nation written by Dr Worku Mulat, and illustrated by Daniel Getahun today, October 9, 2020.…View More Ready Set Go Books publishes “Letter From a Plow Nation.”
The One Read App offering for this month, Nnamdi Ehirim’s Prince of Monkeys, was revealed on October 6, 2020. One Read is a mobile application,…View More Nnamdi Ehirim’s “Prince of Monkeys” for One Read in October 2020.
In our continuing Book Digest series, we share with you new books from Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Yaa Gyasi, and Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse. Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi,…View More Book Digest: Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Yaa Gyasi, Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse
Andrew Maina launched the books The Great Escape: Memories of Tribal Violence and I Am Listening as well as the Kendeka Prize for African Literature…View More Andrew Maina launches two books, Kendeka Prize for African Literature.