The Old Lion of Africa, the autobiography of Dr Walter Nyamori Masiga, was published on November 7, 2019. It is currently available at all good…View More Dr Walter Nyamori Masiga autobiography “The Old Lion of Africa” out now.
The Feminart Arts and Book Festival 2019 was hosted in venues around Lilongwe, Malawi from November 23-24, 2019. Here is the keynote by the festival…View More Tsitsi Dangarembga: Feminist Survival in Conservative Society. (Feminart Arts and Book Festival keynote)
The winners of the Ghana Association of Writers Awards 2019 were announced in Accra, Ghana on Saturday, November 16, 2019. The Ghana Association of Writers…View More Ghana Association of Writers Awards 2019 winners announced in Accra.
The shortlist for the Morland Writing Scholarships 2019 was announced today, October 25, 2019. The Morland Writing Scholarships for African Writers, popularly referred to as…View More Morland Writing Scholarships 2019 shortlist announced.
The South African Literary Awards 2019 shortlists were announced on October 4, 2019. The South African Literary Awards, popularly referred to as the SALAs, have…View More South African Literary Awards 2019 shortlists announced.
Andrew Maina launched three new books at the Cascade Premier Restaurant in Thika, Kenya on Saturday, September 14, 2019. Andrew Maina launched three books starting…View More Andrew Maina launches three books in Thika, Kenya.
Siphiwe Ndlovu and Terry Kurgan are the winners of the Sunday Times Literary Awards 2019 announced today, September 6, 2019. The Sunday Times Literary Prize,…View More Siphiwe Ndlovu, Terry Kurgan are Sunday Times Literary Awards 2019 winners.
Isha Sesay’s first book Beneath the Tamarind Tree: A Story of Courage, Family, and the Lost Schoolgirls of Boko Haram was published by Harper Collins…View More Isha Sesay’s “Beneath the Tamarind Tree” focuses on the Chibok Girls.
The shortlists for the South African Sunday Times Literary Awards 2019 were announced on July 21, 2019. The Sunday Times Literary Prize, organised by South…View More South Africa’s Sunday Times Literary Awards 2019 shortlists announced.
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 Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Awards 2019 nominees featuring writers and poets with African roots were announced on June 24, 2019. The Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, named…View More Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Awards 2019 nominees announced.
Ngugi: Reflections on his Life of Writing a collection of essays on Ngugi Wa Thiong’o’s work, edited by Simon Gikandi and Ndirangu Wachanga, launched in…View More “Ngugi: Reflections on his life of writing” launches in Nairobi.
The Miles Morland Foundation has announced that the Morland Writing Scholarships for African Writers 2019 open on Sunday, June 30, 2019. The Morland Writing Scholarships…View More Morland Writing Scholarships for African Writers 2019 open on June 30.
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
Sisonke Msimang’s The Resurrection of Winnie Mandela will be launching in Johannesburg, South Africa on May 24, 2019. Sisonke Msimang is a South African writer…View More Sisonke Msimang’s “The Resurrection of Winnie Mandela” to launch in Johannesburg.