In our continuing monthly series, we share opportunities for those who wish to submit work be it poetry, prose, or other related arts in November…View More Opportunities for writers and poets for November 2020.
The winners of the US National Book Awards 2020 were announced in a virtual ceremony streaming online on November 18, 2020. The US National Book…View More US National Book Awards 2020 winners announced
Raven Leilani, Mychal Denzel Smith, Gordon C. James, and Derrick Barnes were revealed to be the Kirkus Prize 2020 winners on November 5, 2020. Kirkus…View More Raven Leilani, Mychal Denzel Smith, Gordon C. James and Derrick Barnes are Kirkus Prize 2020 winners.
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 winners of the South African Literary Awards 2020 were announced at a virtual ceremony streaming from Johannesburg, South Africa on November 7, 2020. The…View More South African Literary Awards 2020 winners announced in Johannesburg.
Ladan Osman, Curdella Forbes, Jeffrey Colvin, and Albert Woodfox are the winners for the Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Awards 2020 announced on October 16, 2020. The…View More Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Awards 2020 winners announced.
In our continuing monthly series, we share opportunities for those who wish to submit work be it poetry, prose, or other related arts in October…View More Opportunities for writers and poets for October 2020.
Namwali Serpell presented her newest book Stranger Faces at the Transnational Series Presents on Tuesday, October 13, 2020. Namwali Serpell first came to continental fame…View More Namwali Serpell presents “Stranger Faces” at Transnational Series Presents.
The Decolonial Passage, a new journal founded by Los Angeles, USA-based Audrey Shipp, seeks your entries. Decolonial Passage is a new journal for writers of…View More Audrey Shipp’s “The Decolonial Passage” seeks your entries.
The shortlists for the US National Book Awards 2020 was announced on October 6, 2020. Here are the African American nominees still in the running.…View More African Americans on the US National Book Awards 2020 shortlists.
Sport is an important part of almost every culture. Its significance helps it to permeate other parts of life, making its way into daily conversations,…View More Biographies of Black Sports Stars You Should Definitely Read.
Scholastique Mukasonga launched Igifu at Transnational Series Presents on September 30, 2020. She was in conversation with Maaza Mengiste with translation by Omar Berrada. Scholastique Mukasonga…View More Scholastique Mukasonga launches “Igifu” at Transnational Series Presents.
The US National Book Awards 2020 were announced over a few days this past week. Here are the African American nominees. The US National Book…View More African American nominees at the US National Book Awards 2020.
We wrap up book news for our readers in our Book Digest feature. Today we bring you books by Alain Mabanckou, Olivia Pilar, Aricka Foreman,…View More Book Digest: Alain Mabanckou, Olivia Pilar, Aricka Foreman, and Barbara Boswell.
Margaret Wilkerson Sexton, Laila Lalami, Harmony holiday, Morgan Parker, and Dana L. Davis are nominees of the California Book Awards 2020 announced on July 8,…View More African, African American writers who are California Book Awards 2020 nominees.