Six poets are on the Brunel International African Poetry Prize 2020 shortlist announced on March 30, 2020. The Brunel International African Poetry Prize was founded…View More Brunel International African Poetry Prize 2020 shortlist announced.
Bethuel Muthee, Ema Tinje, and James Murua were the featured writers at the “Nairobi | Maps of Exile” Literary Salon at the Coffee Casa, Nairobi…View More Bethuel Muthee, Ema Tinje, James Murua feature on Nairobi | Maps of Exile Literary Salon.
The winners of the Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2019 announced in Nairobi on February 27, 2020, are Moh’d Khamisi Songoro for poetry…View More Moh’d Khamisi Songoro, Lello Mmassy win Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2019.
Stella Nyanzi was freed by Ugandan courts on February 20, 2020. Her new poetry collection No Roses From My Mouth, written while she was in…View More Stella Nyanzi is free! Buy her new poetry collection “No Roses From My Mouth.”
Romeo Oriogun’s poetry collection Sacraments of Bodies, published by the University of Nebraska Press, is set to make its appearance on March 1, 2020. Romeo…View More Romeo Oriogun’s poetry collection “Sacraments of Bodies” out on March 1.
Momtaza Mehri was announced the winner of the Manchester Poetry Prize 2019 at the Manchester Writing Competition on February 7, 2020. The Manchester Writing Competition…View More Momtaza Mehri is Manchester Poetry Prize 2019 winner.
Here are six opportunities for those who want to submit either poetry, prose, or are publishers for February 2020. REWRITE READS Issue 2: Call for…View More Six opportunities for African writers, poets, and publishers for February 2020.
Legendary poet and academic Kamau Brathwaite passed away on February 4, 2020. The Barbados born-poet, one of the titans of post-colonial literature and the arts,…View More Legendary poet and academic Kamau Brathwaite has passed on.
Cheswayo Mphanza was announced the winner of the Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poetry 2020 on February 1, 2020. The Sillerman First Book Prize…View More Cheswayo Mphanza is Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poetry 2020 winner.
Here are six opportunities for those who have work and are considering to submit either poetry, prose or other art in 2020. Shoreline of Infinity…View More Six opportunities for writers and poets in 2020.
The shortlist for the Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2019 was announced by its board chair, Abdilatif Abdalla, on December 15, 2019. The…View More Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2019 shortlist announced.
Poet Mufasa was the featured artist at the Books and Wine series at the Ki.chen, Senteu Plaza, Nairobi on December 6, 2019. Books and Wine…View More Poet Mufasa featured in Books and Wine series in Nairobi.
The winners of the Somali Literature Awards 2019 were announced in Garowe, Somalia on October 16, 2019. The first edition of the Somali Literature Awards…View More Somali Literature Awards 2019 winners announced in Garowe.
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.
South African Poet and activist Sandile Dikeni passed away in Cape Town on Saturday, November 9, 2019. Sandile Dikeni was the author of three collections…View More South African Poet and activist Sandile Dikeni has passed on.