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.
Alamin Somo and John-Dennis Renken’s performance at the Artistic Encounters thrilled the audience at the Goethe-Institut, Nairobi on October 30, 2019. The evening was moderated…View More Alamin Somo, John-Dennis Renken thrill at “Artistic Encounters” for October 2019.
The poet, SAI Sabouke, was appointed the Managing Editor of poetry collective Konya Shamsrumi, on October 28, 2019. Konya Shamsrumi, an Africa-centric, traditional-style, royalties-paying publishing…View More Poetry collective Konya Shamsrumi announces SAI Sabouke as Managing Editor
The winners of the Hohe Awards 2019, Ethiopia’s premier literary awards, were announced in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on October 22, 2019. The HOHE Awards were…View More Ethiopia’s Hohe Award 2019 winners announced in Addis Ababa.
Alamin Somo and John-Dennis Renken are the featured artists for Artistic Encounters at the Goethe-Institut in Nairobi on October 30, 2019. Their show will be…View More Alamin Somo, John-Dennis Renken for Artistic Encounters on October 30.
The winners of the African Writers Awards 2019 were announced at the African Writers Conference in Nairobi on September 28, 2019. The African Writers Conference…View More African Writers Awards 2019 winners announced in Nairobi.
Sitawa Namwalie and Athieno were the featured acts at the Artistic Encounters at the Goethe-Institut in Nairobi on Wednesday, September 25, 2019. In Artistic Encounters,…View More Sitawa Namwalie, Athieno at Artistic Encounters September 2019 edition.
Sitawa Namwalie and Athieno are the featured artists for Artistic Encounters at the Goethe-Institut in Nairobi on September 25, 2019. Their show will be followed…View More Sitawa Namwalie, Athieno for Goethe’s Artistic Encounters on September 25.
Poets to take part in Poetry Africa 2019 in Durban, South Africa from October 7 – 12, 2019, were announced on September 18, 2019. Poetry…View More Participating poets for Poetry Africa 2019 announced.
Gerry Sikazwe’s poetry collection Words That Matter was published by Mwanaka Media and Publishing on March 31, 2019. Gerry Sikazwe is a poet whose work…View More Gerry Sikazwe’s poetry collection “Words That Matter” out now.