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.
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…View More Callouts: Jalada, Arablit Quarterly, Colour Culture Arts, Rari Poetry, Commonwealth, Myaambo.
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…View More Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets 2020 to start receiving manuscripts on September 15th.
Joshua Mmali launched his debut poetry collection The Women Are Here at Pawa254 in Nairobi on August 30, 2019. Joshua Mmali first came to the…View More Joshua Mmali launches poetry collection “The Women Are Here” in Nairobi.