Panashe Chigumadzi

South African Literary Awards 2016 shortlists announced

The writers in the running for the 2016 South African Literary Awards 2016 were announced on 7th October 2016. The South African Literary Awards which…

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Minalisa Chiamaka

Five poets for Ibadan Poetry Foundation 2016 Residency

Five poets all from Nigeria will be attending the Ibadan Poetry Foundation 2016 Residency. They are Lydia Ibinike Osinowo, Winifred Binogun, Akwu Sunday Victor, Minalisa…

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Bassey Ikpi

Bassey Ikpi, Ngwatilo Mawiyoo for Poetry Africa festival 2016

Bassey Ikpi and Ngwatilo Mawiyoo join some of the best poets on the continent for 20th edition of Poetry Africa festival in Durban, South Africa…

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Kenyan and Nigerian are joint Babishai Niwe Poetry Prize 2016 winners

Kenyan Sanya Noel and Nigerian Moyosore Orimoloye are joint Babishai Niwe Poetry Prize 2016 winners. The announcement was made at a fancy do at the Fang…

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Babishai Niwe Poetry Festival 2016 to make Kampala splash

The Babishai Niwe Poetry Festival 2016, founded by Beverley Nambozo, will be making a Kampala splash as poets and other performers land in the Ugandan…

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Winifred Binogun

Ibadan Poetry Foundation Residency 2016 shortlist announced

Ibadan Poetry Foundation has announced its shortlist for the Ibadan Poetry Foundation Residency 2016. Ibadan Poetry Foundation is an independent literary organisation. It is committed…

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