Dr Richard Georges was appointed the first Poet Laureate of the British Virgin Islands on November 20, 2020. The British Virgin Islands are a British…View More Dr Richard Georges Is British Virgin Islands First Poet Laureate.
The winners for the African Writers Awards 2020 were announced at the African Writers Conference in Lusaka, Zambia on November 7, 2020. The African Writers…View More African Writers Awards 2020 winners announced in Lusaka.
The winners of the South African Literary Awards 2020 were announced at a virtual ceremony streaming from Johannesburg, South Africa on November 7, 2020. The…View More South African Literary Awards 2020 winners announced in Johannesburg.
Olivia Douglass and Warda Yassin are on the Women Poets’ Prize 2020 shortlist announced in London on October 23, 2020. The Rebecca Swift Foundation was…View More Olivia Douglass, Warda Yassin on UK’s Women Poets’ Prize 2020 shortlist.
Ladan Osman, Curdella Forbes, Jeffrey Colvin, and Albert Woodfox are the winners for the Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Awards 2020 announced on October 16, 2020. The…View More Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Awards 2020 winners announced.
In our continuing monthly series, we share opportunities for those who wish to submit work be it poetry, prose, or other related arts in October…View More Opportunities for writers and poets for October 2020.
Malika Booker won in the single poem category the Forward Prizes for Poetry 2020 announced on October 25, 2020. The Forward Prizes for Poetry are…View More Malika Booker wins at Forward Prizes for Poetry 2020.
Nii Ayikwei Parkes launched his newest poetry collection The Geez, published by Peepal Press, on October 15, 2020. His discussant on the day was Toni…View More Nii Ayikwei Parkes launches new poetry collection “The Geez.”
The Decolonial Passage, a new journal founded by Los Angeles, USA-based Audrey Shipp, seeks your entries. Decolonial Passage is a new journal for writers of…View More Audrey Shipp’s “The Decolonial Passage” seeks your entries.
The shortlists for the US National Book Awards 2020 was announced on October 6, 2020. Here are the African American nominees still in the running.…View More African Americans on the US National Book Awards 2020 shortlists.
The shortlists for the South African Literary Awards 2020 were announced on October 5, 2020. The South African Literary Awards, popularly referred to as the…View More South African Literary Awards 2020 shortlists announced.
Lola Olufemi, Sharma Taylor, and Joshua Idehen are on the shortlists for the Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2020 announced on October 6, 2020.…View More Lola Olufemi, Sharma Taylor, Joshua Idehen on Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2020 shortlists.
Koleka Putuma announced that her debut poetry collection Collective Amnesia will be available as an audiobook from October 7 on September 30, 2020. Koleka Putuma…View More Koleka Putuma announces poetry collection “Collective Amnesia” as an audiobook.
Nikky Finney, Chet’la Sebree, and Hanif Abdurraqib are the African American recipients of the American Poets Prizes 2020 announced on September 23, 2020. The Academy…View More African American recipients of the American Poets Prizes 2020.
Olivia Douglass, Tjawangwa Dema, Dunni Abisayo, Tanatsei Gambura, Amina Jama, Warda Yassin, and Amara Amaryah are on the Women Poets’ Prize 2020 longlist announced on…View More Women Poets’ Prize 2020 longlist announced in London.