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.
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…View More Makhosazana Xaba’s “Our Words, Our Worlds: Writing on Black South African Women Poets, 2000-2018″ out now.
Raising A Sun, the debut poetry collection of Nairobi-based poet Mufasa, launched at the Goethe-Institut in Nairobi on June 29, 2019. The Kenyan poetry scene…View More Mufasa’s poetry collection “Raising A Sun” launches in Nairobi.
Logan February’s newest poetry collection In The Nude was published by Ouida Books on June 14, 2019. Logan February is a Nigerian poet and a…View More Logan February’s poetry collection “In The Nude” now available.
Sawti Poetry Prize, to be judged by Safia Elhillo, Marwa Babiker, and Zuhura Seng’enge, seeks entries from poets from Eastern Africa written in Arabic, Kiswahili,…View More Sawti Poetry Prize seeks entries from Eastern African poets.
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…View More Ngwatilo Mawiyoo, Tomeletso Sereetsi’s memorable performance at Artistic Encounters.
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…View More Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature calls out for prose, poetry manuscripts.
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.