EC Osondu has been announced as the winner of the BOA Short Story Fiction Prize 2019 today, August 20, 2019, for his short story Alien…View More EC Osondu is US’s BOA Short Story Fiction Prize 2019 winner.
Chigozie Obioma’s An Orchestra Of Minorities is a finalist at the Digital Book World 2019 Awards announced on August 13, 2019. Digital Book World is…View More Chigozie Obioma is US Digital Book World 2019 Awards Finalist.
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.
Resoketswe Manenzhe and Frances Ogamba are the winners of the Writivism Short Story Prize 2019 and Koffi Addo Creative Nonfiction Prize 2019 announced in Kampala,…View More Resoketswe Manenzhe, Frances Ogamba win Writivism awards in Kampala, Uganda.
On August 8, 2019, Narrative Landscape Press announced an illustrator competition where the winner pockets N100,000. Narrative Landscape Press, founded by Eghosa Imasuen and Anwuli…View More Narrative Landscape Press announces a new illustrator competition (Nigerian women only).
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.
It has emerged that Ayobami Adebayo is the winner of the 9mobile Prize for Literature 2017 for her debut novel Stay With Me today, August…View More Ayobami Adebayo is 9mobile Prize for Literature 2017 winner.
Yejide Kilanko is on the longlist for the Guernica Prize for Literary Fiction 2019 announced on August 6, 2019. The Guernica Prize for Literary Fiction,…View More Yejide Kilanko on Canada’s Guernica Prize for Literary Fiction 2019 longlist.
Amara Nicole Okolo is a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Writing & Publishing program recipient at the Vermont College of Fine Arts in the…View More Amara Nicole Okolo is Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA recipient.
Namwali Serpell’s The Old Drift and Tope Folarin’s A Particular Kind of Black Man are on the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize 2019 longlist…View More Namwali Serpell, Tope Folarin on US’s Center for Fiction First Novel Prize 2019 longlist.
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.
Oyinkan Braithwaite, Bernardine Evaristo, and Chigozie Obioma are on the Booker Prize 2019 longlist announced on July 23, 2019. The Booker Prize for Fiction is…View More Oyinkan Braithwaite, Bernardine Evaristo, Chigozie Obioma on Booker Prize 2019 longlist.
Kelechi Njoku was announced as one of the residents of the Kehinde Wiley founded Black Rock Residency in Dakar, Senegal on July 22, 2019. Kehinde…View More Kelechi Njoku gets nod for Senegal’s Black Rock Residency.
The Abuja Literary Festival 2019 was hosted by the Abuja Literary Society in Abuja, Nigeria from July 11-13, 2019. The festival theme was “Arts &…View More A snapshot of the Abuja Literary Festival 2019.
The Nigeria Prize for Literature 2019 longlist was announced in Lagos, Nigeria on July 18, 2019. The Nigeria Prize for Literature was founded to honour…View More Nigeria Prize for Literature 2019 longlist announced.