Commonweath Short Story Prize 2020

Callouts: Jalada, Arablit Quarterly, Colour Culture Arts, Rari Poetry, Commonwealth, Myaambo.

We share six opportunities for writers to showcase their work and learn across the continent. It’s a good time in the African literary scene with…

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Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets

Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets 2020 to start receiving manuscripts on September 15th.

The Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poetry 2020 is seeking poetry manuscripts starting September 15, 2019. The Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poetry…

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Our Words, Our Worlds by Makhosazana Xaba

Makhosazana Xaba’s “Our Words, Our Worlds: Writing on Black South African Women Poets, 2000-2018″ out now.

Our Words, Our Worlds: Writing on Black South African Women Poets, 2000-2018, an anthology edited by Makhosazana Xaba and published by UKZN Press was launched…

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Ngwatilo Mawiyoo, Tomeletso Sereetsi, and Zukiswa Wanner

Ngwatilo Mawiyoo, Tomeletso Sereetsi’s memorable performance at Artistic Encounters.

Ngwatilo Mawiyoo and Tomeletso Sereetsi gave a memorable performance at the Zukiswa Wanner created, Goethe-Institut hosted “Artistic Encounters” on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. The Artistic…

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Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature

Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature calls out for prose, poetry manuscripts.

The Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature made a call out for prose, poetry manuscripts in Kiswahili on June 24, 2019. The Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize…

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