Submissions are being sought for a Boston Review competition that will be judged by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor and Ladan Osman. Boston Review is a quarterly…View More Submissions for Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, Ladan Osman judged Boston Review competition sought.
Chris Adwar and Kagayi Ngobi were the featured guests at Goethe Kenya’s Artistic Encounters on April 24, 2019. In Artistic Encounters, two artists of different…View More Chris Adwar, Kagayi Ngobi’s day at Goethe Kenya’s Artistic Encounters.
Kagayi Peter and Chris Adwar will be the featured artists at the Artistic Encounters series at the Goethe Institut in Nairobi on April 24, 2019.…View More Kagayi Peter, Chris Adwar for Goethe’s Artistic Encounters on April 24.
Nick Makoha is on the judging panel for the T.S. Eliot Prize 2019 announced on April 9, 2019. T.S. Eliot, full name Thomas Stearns Eliot,…View More Nick Makoha on team to judge T.S. Eliot Prize 2019.
The shortlists for the Gerald Kraak Prize 2019 were announced on April 3, 2019. Gerald Kraak was a South African writer, grant-maker, film-maker, and human…View More Gerald Kraak Prize 2019 shortlists announced.
The Babishai Niwe Foundation celebrated their tenth anniversary starting on World Poetry Day 2019 on March 21, 2019. The team led by founder Beverley Nambozo…View More Lillian Akampurira Aujo on Babishai Foundation 10th year celebration.
Ten poets from across Africa feature on the Brunel International African Poetry Prize 2019 shortlist announced on March 25, 2019. The Brunel International African Poetry…View More Brunel International African Poetry Prize 2019 shortlist announced
The Babishai Niwe Foundation is set to celebrate its tenth anniversary on World Poetry Day 2019 which is March 21, 2019. Ten years ago, Ugandan…View More Babishai to celebrate 10th anniversary on World Poetry Day 2019.
Kwame Dawes, alongside seven other writers, was announced as a recipient of the Windham-Campbell Prize 2019 on March 13, 2019. The Windham-Campbell Prize, established in…View More Kwame Dawes is Windham-Campbell Prize 2019 recipient.
Gbenga Adeoba was announced as the Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets 2019 winner for his manuscript Exodus on March 8, 2019. The Sillerman…View More Gbenga Adeoba is Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poets 2019 winner.
Tjawangwa “TJ” Dema debut poetry collection The Careless Seamstress is coming out on March 1, 2019. The Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poetry is…View More Tjawangwa “TJ” Dema poetry collection “The Careless Seamstress” for March 1.
Translations for work by Ayesha Harruna Attah, Koleka Putuma, and Akwaeke Emezi are either here or in the works. Translations are an important part of…View More Translations: Ayesha Harruna Attah, Koleka Putuma, Akwaeke Emezi.
Tanzania’s Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan was the guest of honour as the Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2018 winners Zainab Alwi Baharoon and…View More Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2018 winners celebrated.
Richard Ali’s The Anguish and Vigilance of Things and Umar Sidi’s The Poet of Dust were published by Konya Shamsrumi Press last week. Konya Shamsrumi…View More Konya Shamsrumi Press publishes Richard Ali, Umar Sidi Poetry Collections.
Ladan Osman’s poetry collection Exiles of Eden is set to be unveiled on May 7, 2019. Poet and essayist Ladan Osman first came to the…View More Ladan Osman poetry collection “Exiles of Eden” out on May 7.