AKO Caine Prize for African Writing 2020 shortlist announced.

AKO Caine Prize for African Writing 2020 shortlist announced.

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…

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US National Book Awards 2019 finalists

Laila Lalami, Scholastique Mukasonga, Akwaeke Emezi are National Book Awards 2019 finalists.

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…

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Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi and fans

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi charms Nairobi, Kigali in “Manchester Happened” tour.

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…

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Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi Manchester Happened

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s “Manchester Happened” East Africa tour.

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s East African tour for her new short story collection Manchester Happened runs from May 9 – 17, 2019. Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi came…

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Goethe-Institut presents #AFROYOUNGADULT: A talent-search for Young Adult Fiction from Africa

Meet the facilitators for the Goethe Institut’s #AfroYoungAdult workshops.

The team running the Goethe sponsored #AfroYoungAdult project have announced the facilitators for the workshops to be conducted across eight African cities. In September 2018,…

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RadioBook Rwanda launches at Goethe-Institut Nairobi

RadioBook Rwanda launches at Goethe-Institut Nairobi.

RadioBook Rwanda launched at Goethe-Institut Nairobi on Thursday, December 13, 2018. RadioBook Rwanda is an international collaboration aimed at producing short stories by contemporary Rwandan…

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African Writers Trust workshop 2018

African Writers Trust workshop hosted in Kampala, Uganda.

The African Writers Trust hosted a mentoring and training workshop moderated by Ellah Wakatama Allfrey alongside Demere Kitunga and Catherine Mark. The workshop was hosted…

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