Brunel University African Poetry Prize 2016 shortlist out

The Brunel University African Poetry Prize is a poetry prize of £3000 aimed at the development, celebration and promotion of poetry from Africa. The prize…

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Saraba’s latest issue comes with poetry chapbook (yes it’s all free)

Saraba one of the pioneer magazines where the literary game online is concerned founded by Dami Ajayi and Emmanuel Iduma is celebrating its seventh year.…

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The Babishai Niwe Poetry Foundation 2016 poetry prizes

The Babishai Niwe Poetry Foundation have announced a call out for its prizes for 2016. In previous years, the foundation had the Babishai Poetry Award…

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Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2016 submission callout

The Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African literature was founded by Mukoma Wa Ngugi and Lizzy Attree in 2014 to promote writing in African languages…

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Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2015 winners announced

We have a winner for the Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature which recognises writing in African languages and encouraging translation from, between and…

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Babishai Niwe poetry mentorship program for May 2016

We all know the Babishai Niwe Poetry Foundation which ensures that poetry gets its space at the literature table on the African continent. They have…

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Storymoja Festival 2015: Blog numbero uno

The Storymoja festival was in high gear at its new venue the Nairobi Arboretum. The activities were mainly targeted at the younger Kenyan population to…

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