The Abuja Literary and Arts Festival 2020, with the theme “The Art of Empathy,” is set to run from August 13-15, 2020. The announcement was…View More Abuja Literary and Arts Festival 2020 for August.
Niran Adedokun’s essay collection The Danfo Driver in All of Us, published by Narrative Landscape, launched in Lagos, Nigeria on July 6, 2020. Public relations…View More Niran Adedokun essay collection “The Danfo Driver in All of Us” launches in Lagos.
Iquo DianaAbasi ended day 4 at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 4 from Lagos, Nigeria on July 3, 2020. She was hosted by Natasha Omokhodion-Kalulu Banda.…View More Iquo DianaAbasi at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 4.
Irenosen Okojie kicked off the third day of Season 4 of Afrolit Sans Frontières from London, UK on July 1, 2020. She was hosted by…View More Irenosen Okojie at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 4.
Bernardine Evaristo, Candice Carty-Williams, and Oyinkan Braithwaite were among the winners at the British Book Awards 2020 announced on June 29, 2020. The British Book…View More British Book Awards 2020 winners announced.
The anthology for the K & L Prize 2020 was unveiled on July 26, 2020. The shortlist for the award was then announced on June…View More K & L Prize 2020 anthology published; shortlist announced.
Helon Habila’s Travellers and Saidiya Hartman’s Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: Intimate Histories of Social Upheaval are on the shortlists for the James Tait Black Memorial…View More Helon Habila, Saidiya Hartman on James Tait Black Memorial Prize 2020 shortlists.
Fiyah, Libretto, and Lolwe are three literary magazines by African/Black publishers currently available for your reading pleasure. A literary magazine is a periodical that publishes…View More Fiyah, Libretto, and Lolwe: A tale of three literary magazines.
Muthoni Garland, Chuma Nwokolo, and Bibi Bakare-Yusuf were announced as judges for the Morland African Writing Scholarships 2020 on June 15, 2020. The award is…View More Morland African Writing Scholarships 2020 judges unveiled.
Lola Shoneyin’s The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives and Wole Soyinka’s Death And The King’s Horseman are going to Netflix. The announcement was made…View More Lola Shoneyin and Wole Soyinka’s work going to Netflix!
James Noël and Chigozie Obioma received the Internationaler Literaturpreis 2020 awarded by Berlin’s Haus der Kulturen der Welt (House of World Cultures) on June 6,…View More James Noël, Chigozie Obioma receive German Internationaler Literaturpreis 2020.
The Ake Festival 2020, which runs in Lagos, Nigeria from October 22-25, unveiled its new theme “African Time” on June 6, 2020. The Ake Arts…View More Ake Festival 2020 new theme unveiled.
Innocent Chizaram Ilo was announced the winner for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2020 Africa region on June 2, 2020. The Commonwealth Short Story Prize…View More Innocent Chizaram Ilo is Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2020 Africa region winner.
Chimeka Garricks was the final guest at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 3 streaming on Instagram from Lagos, Nigeria on June 1, 2020. He was hosted…View More Chimeka Garricks wraps up Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 3.
Molara Wood ended proceedings on Sunday at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 3 from Lagos, Nigeria on May 31, 2020. She was hosted by Renee Edwige…View More Molara Wood at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 3.