Scholastique Mukasonga was announced the Prix Simone de Beauvoir pour la liberté des femmes 2021 winner on February 15, 2021. Prix Simone de Beauvoir Pour…View More Scholastique Mukasonga is Prix Simone de Beauvoir pour la Liberté des Femmes 2021 winner
Lucas Wafula (Kenya), Renee Edwige Dro (Côte d’Ivoire), and Remy Ngamije (Namibia) are the judges for the inaugural edition of the Kendeka Prize for African…View More Kendeka Prize for African Literature 2021 judges announced.
Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse was announced as the winner of the Prix des Cinq Continents de la Francophonie 2020 for her book Tous tes enfants dispersés…View More Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse is Prix des Cinq Continents de la Francophonie 2020 winner
The shortlist for the Morland Writing Scholarships 2020 was announced today, October 19, 2020. The Morland Writing Scholarships for African Writers, popularly referred to as…View More Morland Writing Scholarships 2020 shortlist announced.
Hemley Boum, Léonora Miano, Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse, Gaelle Belem and Youssouf Amine Elalamy are finalists for the Prix des cinq continents de la Francophonie 2020…View More African, Caribbean finalists of Prix des Cinq Continents de la Francophonie 2020
Scholastique Mukasonga launched Igifu at Transnational Series Presents on September 30, 2020. She was in conversation with Maaza Mengiste with translation by Omar Berrada. Scholastique Mukasonga…View More Scholastique Mukasonga launches “Igifu” at Transnational Series Presents.
In our continuing Book Digest series, we share with you new books from Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Yaa Gyasi, and Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse. Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi,…View More Book Digest: Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Yaa Gyasi, Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse
Yolande Mukagasana’s Not My Time to Die is August’s read at the One Read App available on Google Play Store. One Read is a mobile…View More Yolande Mukagasana’s “Not My Time to Die” is One Read for August 2020.
The English language rights for Rémy Ngamije’s The Eternal Audience of One have been acquired by Scout Press, an imprint of Simon and Schuster in…View More Rémy Ngamije’s novel “The Eternal Audience of One” gets US publisher.
Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse kicked off day three of Season 3 of Afrolit Sans Frontières from Bordeaux, France on May 27, 2020. She was hosted by…View More Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse at day three of Season 3 of Afrolit Sans Frontières.
The shortlist for the AKO Caine Prize for African Writing 2020 announced today, May 19, 2020, features Erica Sugo Anyadike, Chikodili Emelumadu, Jowhor Ile, Rémy…View More AKO Caine Prize for African Writing 2020 shortlist announced.
Laila Lalami, Scholastique Mukasonga, and Akwaeke Emezi are finalists for the US National Book Awards 2019 announced on October 8, 2019. The US National Book…View More Laila Lalami, Scholastique Mukasonga, Akwaeke Emezi are National Book Awards 2019 finalists.
Scholastique Mukasonga’s novel The Barefoot Woman is on the longlist for the US National Book Awards 2019 announced on September 17, 2019. The US National…View More Scholastique Mukasonga on US National Book Awards 2019 longlist.
Scholastique Mukasonga’s The Barefoot Woman was translated into Spanish in 2018. Scholastique Mukasonga is a Rwandan author of the novels Notre-Dame du Nil (2012) (English…View More Scholastique Mukasonga’s “The barefoot woman” available in Spanish.
Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi charmed residents of Nairobi and Kigali on her Manchester Happened East African tour. Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi won the Kwani Manuscript prize in…View More Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi charms Nairobi, Kigali in “Manchester Happened” tour.