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 US 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.
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…View More Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s “Manchester Happened” East Africa tour.
The Goethe-Institut announced the participants to take part in #AfroYoungAdult workshops in eight African cities in February 2019 on January 3, 2019. In September 2018,…View More Goethe Institut’s #AfroYoungAdult workshop participants announced.
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,…View More Meet the facilitators for the Goethe Institut’s #AfroYoungAdult workshops.
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…View More RadioBook Rwanda launches at Goethe-Institut Nairobi.
Scholastique Mukasonga’s novel Our Lady of the Nile which we mentioned as being in film production is now available for readers in German as The…View More Scholastique Mukasonga novel “Our Lady of the Nile” now in German.
Scholastique Mukasonga’s novel Our Lady of the Nile is currently in film production and will be in cinemas in 2019. Rwandan Scholastique Mukasonga is an…View More Scholastique Mukasonga novel “Our Lady of the Nile” in film production.
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…View More African Writers Trust workshop hosted in Kampala, Uganda.
“Rights in African Languages: Promoting networks and exchanges to facilitating trade” was a topic of discussion at the African pavilion at the Frankfurt Book Fair…View More Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: Rights in African Languages. #FBF18
Perpétue Miganda was the featured writer at the #KigaliLit event at the Innovation Village in Kigali, Rwanda. The event which was hosted on May 30,…View More Burundi writer Perpétue Miganda features at #KigaliLit.
Rwanda writer Karen Bugingo launched My Name is Life with a packed audience at the Alchemist Bar, Nairobi on May 5, 2018. This her debut…View More Karen Bugingo launches “My Name is Life” in Nairobi
The #KigaliLit session that happens regularly in Kigali, Rwanda this past month featured writers who had been attending the Caine Prize workshop in the East…View More Caine Prize workshop participants feature at #KigaliLit