Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, Dr Jacinta Victoria Muinde, and Harris Dousemetzis were the winners at the African Studies Association UK awards 2020 announced on September 10, 2020.…View More Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, Dr Jacinta Victoria Muinde win African Studies Association UK 2020 awards.
Petina Gappah’s Out of Darkness, Shining Light was announced at the September offering for the One Read App on September 7, 2020. One Read is…View More Petina Gappah’s ‘Out of Darkness, Shining Light’ for One Read in September 2020.
The longlist for the Quramo Writers’ Prize 2020 was announced on September 2, 2020. The Quramo Writers’ Prize is awarded annually to an unpublished fiction…View More Quramo Writers’ Prize 2020 longlist announced.
We wrap up book news for our readers in our Book Digest feature. Today we bring you books by Akwaeke Emezi, Hemley Boum, Nnedi Okorafor,…View More Book Digest: Hemley Boum, Akwaeke Emezi, Moraa Gitaa, Nnedi Okorafor.
The guests featuring at the Ake Arts and Book Festival 2020, which runs from October 22-25, have been announced today, August 24, 2020. The Ake…View More Ake Arts and Book Festival 2020 guests announced.
In our continuing series, we introduce you to literary magazines from African and Black writing. This month we present Agbowó, BKO Magazine, and DRR (Down…View More Agbowó, DRR, BKO Magazine: A tale of three literary magazines.
Ayobami Adebayo, Sara Collins, Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Léonora Miano, and Johary Ravaloson, are on the shortlist for Prix Les Afriques 2020 announced on August 12,…View More Prix Les Afriques 2020 shortlist announced.
Yolande Mukagasana’s Not My Time to Die is August’s read at the One Read App available on Google Play Store. One Read is a mobile…View More Yolande Mukagasana’s “Not My Time to Die” is One Read for August 2020.
The Abuja Literary and Arts Festival 2020, with the theme “The Art of Empathy,” is set to run from August 13-15, 2020. The Abuja Literary…View More Abuja Literary and Arts Festival 2020 starts today!
Helon Habila featured at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 5 from Centreville, USA on Sunday, August 2, 2020. He was hosted by Tolu Daniel. Afrolit Sans…View More Helon Habila at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 5.
Kanyinsola Olorunnisola was announced the winner of the K & L Prize 2020 on August 1, 2020. The K & L Prize, founded by New…View More Kanyinsola Olorunnisola is K & L Prize 2020 winner.
Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀ featured at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 5 from Lagos, Nigeria on Friday, July 31, 2020. She was hosted by Natasha Omokhodion-Kalulu Banda. Afrolit…View More Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀ at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 5.
Isele Magazine, a new magazine founded by Ukamaka Olisakwe, makes its debut today July 30, 2020. Ukamaka Olisakwe first came to the attention of the…View More The Ukamaka Olisakwe-founded Isele Magazine makes its debut.
Irenosen Okojie has been awarded the AKO Caine Prize for African Writing 2020 for her short story Grace Jones, today, July 27, 2020. The AKO…View More Irenosen Okojie wins AKO Caine Prize for African Writing 2020.
Iskanchi Press and Magazine, founded by publisher, journalist, and writer Kenechi Uzor, is here. Kenechi Uzor has worked as the Kachifo/Farafina Enterprise Editor and the…View More Kenechi Uzor founded Iskanchi Press and Magazine is here!