The shortlist for the Aminiya-Trust Short Story Writing Contest 2020 was announced on November 13, 2020. The Aminiya-Trust short story writing contest was founded to…View More Aminiya-Trust Short Story Writing Contest 2020 shortlist announced.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was announced the Women’s Prize for Literature “Winner of Winners” on November 11, 2020. The Women’s Prize for Fiction is the UK’s…View More Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is the Women’s Prize for Literature “Winner of Winners.”
The Lagos Book and Arts Festival 2020 runs in the commercial hub of the West African country from November 9 – 15, 2020. Its theme…View More Lagos Book and Arts Festival 2020 starts today, November 9.
The winners for the African Writers Awards 2020 were announced at the African Writers Conference in Lusaka, Zambia on November 7, 2020. The African Writers…View More African Writers Awards 2020 winners announced in Lusaka.
The One Read App offering for this month, Ukamaka Olisakwe’s Ogadinma, was revealed on November 2, 2020. One Read is a mobile application, brought to…View More Ukamaka Olisakwe’s ‘Ogadinma’ for OneRead in November in 2020
Yoruba was the featured language at the Afrolit Sans Frontières African Languages Edition on Sunday, November 1, 2020. Afrolit Sans Frontières, a virtual literary festival…View More Yoruba Day at Afrolit Sans Frontières African Languages Edition.
Hausa was the featured language at the Afrolit Sans Frontières African Languages Edition on Thursday, October 29, 2020. Afrolit Sans Frontières, a virtual literary festival…View More Hausa Day at Afrolit Sans Frontières African Languages Edition.
Fayssal Bensalah has been announced the Toyin Fálọlá Prize 2020 winner at Ake Festival 2020 today, October 25, 2020. The Toyin Fálọlá Prize is a…View More Fayssal Bensalah announced Toyin Fálọlá Prize 2020 winner at Ake Festival 2020.
Suyi Davies Okungbowa, Wole Talabi, Ada Nnadi, Chikodili Emelumadu, Morakinyo Araoye, Steven Akinyemi, and Ogim Ekpezu are the Nommo Awards 2020 winners announced at the…View More African Speculative Society’s Nommo Awards 2020 announced.
Members of the African Literary community have responded to the murder of protestors by military personnel in Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria on October 20, 2020. In…View More African literary community responds to Nigeria’s #LekkiGenocide.
Maryse Condé is the headliner for the Ake Festival 2020 that runs out of Lagos, Nigeria from October 22 – 25, 2020. The Ake Arts…View More Maryse Condé headlines Ake Festival 2020 that kicks off on October 22.
The writers taking part in the African Languages Edition of Afrolit Sans Frontières which runs from October 26 – November 2, 2020, have been revealed.…View More Afrolit Sans Frontières African Languages Edition: Meet The Writers.
The shortlist for the Morland Writing Scholarships 2020 was announced today, October 19, 2020. The Morland Writing Scholarships for African Writers, popularly referred to as…View More Morland Writing Scholarships 2020 shortlist announced.
Legendary Nigerian Poet, Professor, and Playwright J.P. Clark, full name John Pepper Clark-Bekederemo, passed away in Nigeria on October 13, 2020. J.P. Clark was born…View More Nigerian Poet, Professor, and Playwright J.P. Clark has passed away.
The shortlist for the Toyin Fálọlá Prize 2020 has been announced in Lagos today, October 13, 2020. The Toyin Fálọlá Prize is a new prize…View More Toyin Fálọlá Prize 2020 shortlist announced in Lagos.