The Syncity NG anniversary anthology and prize winners were announced on July 17, 2019. Syncity NG was founded by Nigerian writer Cynthia Osuchukwu as a…View More Syncity NG anniversary anthology and prize winners announced.
Tade Thompson was announced the winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award 2019 for his novel Rosewater on July 17, 2019. The Arthur C. Clarke…View More Tade Thompson is UK’s Arthur C. Clarke Award 2019 winner.
Bassey Ikpi’s essay collection I’m Telling the Truth, but I’m Lying, published by Harper Collins, is out on August 20, 2019. Bassey Ikpi is a…View More Bassey Ikpi’s “I’m Telling the Truth, but I’m Lying” out on August 20.
The second issue of Agbowó, themed on “Limits,” is set to make its appearance on the African literary scene on July 22, 2019. In 2015,…View More Agbowó’s second issue, themed on “Limits,” out on July 22.
Lesley Nneka Arimah was announced the Caine Prize for African Writing 2019 winner for her short story Skinned at the University of London, UK on…View More Lesley Nneka Arimah is the Caine Prize for African Writing 2019 winner.
Logan February’s newest poetry collection In The Nude was published by Ouida Books on June 14, 2019. Logan February is a Nigerian poet and a…View More Logan February’s poetry collection “In The Nude” now available.
Elnathan John received his Prix Les Afriques 2019 award which he won for Né un Mardi, the French translation of his novel Born On A…View More Elnathan John receives his Prix Les Afriques 2019 award.
We share five literary festivals lovers of writing can attend across Africa in July 2019. Lovers of African writing have been enjoying the last few…View More Five Literary festivals you can attend across Africa in July 2019.
Bisi Adjapon toured Senegal and Nigeria with her Farafina published debut novel Of Women And Frogs this past March and May 2019. Of Women And…View More Bisi Adjapon tours Senegal, Nigeria with debut novel “Of Women And Frogs.”
Elnathan John was announced the Prix Les Afriques 2019 winner for Né un Mardi, the French translation of his novel Born On A Tuesday, on…View More Elnathan John’s “Né un Mardi” is Prix Les Afriques 2019 winner.
The cover for Fib and the Axe of Fury the debut novel for Nigerian writer Esosa Kolawole, to be published on June 30, 2019, was…View More Zuma Publishing reveals Esosa Kolawole’s “Fib and the Axe of Fury” cover.
Novuyo Rosa Tshuma and Diana Evans are on the Orwell Prize 2019 shortlist announced today June 10, 2019. The Orwell Prizes, named in honour of…View More Novuyo Rosa Tshuma, Diana Evans on UK’s Orwell Prize 2019 shortlist.
OluTimehin Adegbeye is the winner of the Gerald Kraak Prize 2019 announced on May 23, 2019. Gerald Kraak was a South African writer, film-maker, and…View More OluTimehin Adegbeye is Gerald Kraak Prize 2019 winner
Dami Ajayi, Nick Makoha, and Koleka Putuma are the finalists of the Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry 2018 announced on May 24, 2019. The…View More Dami Ajayi, Nick Makoha, Koleka Putuma are Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry 2018 finalists.
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.