Tanatsei Gambura and Clementine Burnley on Amsterdam Open Book Prize shortlist announced on February 9, 2020. Amsterdam Open Book Prize is an initiative of the…View More Tanatsei Gambura, Clementine Burnley on Amsterdam Open Book Prize shortlist.
Two of Tade Thompson’s works are on the British Science Fiction Awards 2019 shortlist announced on February 10, 2020. Since 1970, the British Science Fiction…View More Tade Thompson on British Science Fiction Awards 2019 shortlists.
Five Jordan, a new arts for social development collective, launched in Abuja, Nigeria on January 31, 2020. Here is a press release that was shared…View More The Five Jordan Collective Launches in Abuja, Nigeria.
Bassey Ikpi and Nnedi Okorafor are finalists at the US’ Audiobook of the Year 2020, or the Audies 2020, announced on February 3, 2020. Also…View More Bassey Ikpi, Nnedi Okorafor are US’ Audiobook of the Year 2020 finalists.
Sarah Ladipo Manyika was announced a judge of the Goldsmiths Prize 2020 on January 24, 2020. The Goldsmiths Prize is a British literary award, founded…View More Sarah Ladipo Manyika is Goldsmiths Prize 2020 judge.
“Black Magic,” the theme for Ake Arts & Book Festival 2020 to take place announced in Lagos, Nigeria from October 22-25, was announced on January…View More Ake Arts & Book Festival 2020 theme announced in Lagos.
Covering the length and breadth of the African continent, here is a list of literary festivals you can attend in 2020. It is regularly updated…View More African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2020.
Nigerian novelist Chukwuemeka Ike passed away on Thursday, January 9, 2019. Chukwuemeka Ike, who was born on April 28, 1931, attended Government College, Umuahia, and…View More Nigerian novelist Chukwuemeka Ike has passed on.
Minna Salami debut publication Sensuous Knowledge, published by Zed Books and HarperCollins US, is set to make its official debut on March 15, 2020. Minna…View More Minna Salami essay collection “Sensuous Knowledge” out on March 15.
Molara Wood was appointed Chief Editor at Ouida Books, One Read Africa on January 8, 2019. Ouida Books is a publishing house based in Lagos,…View More Molara Wood appointed Chief Editor at Ouida Books, One Read Africa.
Kearoma Mosata was announced the winner of the Poetavango Award for Short Fiction 2019 in Maun, Botswana on December 30, 2019. The Poetavango Award for…View More Kearoma Mosata wins Botswana’s Poetavango Award for Short Fiction 2019.
Vivian Onyekachi Ibe was announced the winner of the Quramo Writers’ Prize 2019 for her manuscript What Dreams are Made of in Lagos, Nigeria on…View More Vivian Onyekachi Ibe is Quramo Writers’ Prize 2019 winner.
Chibundu Onuzo’s debut novel The Spider King Daughter is now available in Italian as La figlia del Re Ragno. Chibundu Onuzo, who started writing at…View More Chibundu Onuzo’s novel “The Spider King Daughter” now available in Italian.
Ben Okri’s most recent novel The Freedom Artist has been available in Italian as La Liberta since July 4, 2019. Ben Okri is one of…View More Ben Okri novel “The Freedom Artist” available in Italian.
The Tamil translation of Abubakar Adam Ibrahim’s debut novel Season of Crimson Blossoms was announced as Tamil’s best translation of the year on December 8,…View More Abubakar Adam Ibrahim’s “Season of Crimson Blossoms” Tamil translation feted.