Tomi Adeyemi’s debut novel Children of Blood And Bone won in the Young Adult category at Nebula Awards 2019 on May 19, 2019. The Nebula…View More Tomi Adeyemi novel wins at US Nebula Awards 2018.
The shortlists for the Writivism Short Story Prize 2019 and the Koffi Addo Creative Nonfiction Prize 2019 were announced today May 20, 2019. Writivism, the…View More Writivism Short Story Prize 2019, Koffi Addo Creative Nonfiction Prize 2019 shortlists announced.
Diekoye Oyeyinka’s 2014 novel Stillborn has gotten a new lease of life in French as La Douleur du Geant (Tears of the Giant). In 2014,…View More Diekoye Oyeyinka’s “Stillborn” is now “La Douleur du Geant.”
The shortlist for the Caine Prize for African Writing 2019 has been announced today May 20, 2019. The writers shortlisted are Lesley Nneka Arimah, Meron…View More Caine Prize for African Writing 2019 shortlist announced.
The Benue Book and Arts festival 2019 is scheduled to take place in Makurdi, the capital city of Benue State in Nigeria from June 20-22,…View More Benue Book and Arts festival 2019 for Makurdi, Nigeria in June.
Oyinkan Braithwaite’s debut novel My Sister, the Serial Killer is on the Anthony Award 2019 shortlist announced on May 15, 2019. The Anthony Award is…View More Oyinkan Braithwaite novel on Anthony Award 2019 shortlist.
Submissions from Nigerian writers for Sevhage Literary Prizes 2019 are currently being sought. The Sevhage Literary Prizes are an award from Nigerian organisations Sevhage Publishers…View More Submissions for Sevhage Literary Prizes 2019 sought (Nigeria only)
Titilope Sonuga’s poetry collection This Is How We Disappear was published by Write Bloody North on April 26, 2019. Titilope Sonuga is an award-winning poet,…View More Titilope Sonuga’s “This Is How We Disappear” now available.
The Niyi Osundare International Poetry Festival 2019 will be hosted at the University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State on July 15 to 17, 2019.…View More Niyi Osundare International Poetry Festival 2019 for July.
Helon Habila’s newest novel Travellers, published by Penguin, will be available starting June 6, 2019. Helon Habila first came to continental fame when he won…View More Helon Habila’s “Travellers” for June 6 debut.
Jumoke Verissimo’s debut novel “A Small Silence,” published by Cassava Republic Press, will be available from July 2, 2019. Jumoke Verissimo writes poetry, fiction, and…View More Jumoke Verissimo’s debut novel “A Small Silence” for July 2.
Tade Thompson is on the Arthur C. Clarke Award 2019 shortlist announced for his novel Rosewater. The Arthur C. Clarke Award is the most prestigious…View More Tade Thompson on UK’s Arthur C. Clarke Award 2019 shortlist.
Novuyo Rosa Tshuma, Sulaiman Addonia, and Diana Evans are on the Orwell Prize 2019 longlist announced today May 7, 2019. The Orwell Prizes are the…View More Novuyo Rosa Tshuma, Sulaiman Addonia, Diana Evans on UK’s Orwell Prize 2019 longlist.
The judges for the Morland Writing Scholarships 2019 Muthoni Garland, Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, and Otosirieze Obi-Young were announced today, May 1, 2019. The Morland Writing Scholarship,…View More Morland Writing Scholarships 2019 judges announced.
Toni Kan’s critically acclaimed and award-winning short story collection Nights of the Creaking Bed makes its UK debut today April 30, 2019. A few days…View More Toni Kan’s “Nights of the Creaking Bed” makes UK debut.