The stimmen afrikas Short Story Festival, featuring among others Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Sinzo Aanza, Nafissatou Dia Diouf, Karen Jennings, Olumide Popoola, and Jo Güstin, runs…View More African writers to feature at stimmen afrikas Short Story Festival
Ngugi Wa Thiong’o and David Diop are on the longlist of the Man Booker International Prize 2021 announced on March 29, 2021. The Man Booker…View More Ngugi Wa Thiong’o, David Diop on Man Booker International Prize 2021 longlist.
Khalil Diallo, Ibrahim Lanséni Coulibaly, and Amadou Chab Touré were announced the winners of La Rentrée Littéraire du Mali 2021 awards in Bamako, Mali on…View More Rentrée Littéraire du Mali awards 2021 winners announced.
The shortlist for Prix Kourouma 2020 was announced on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. Ahmadou Kourouma was the Ivorian novelist who wrote Allah N’est Pas (Allah…View More Prix Kourouma 2020 shortlist announced.
The finalists for the Orange Book Award in Africa 2020 were announced on March 5, 2020. The Orange Book in Africa Award was launched in…View More Orange Book Award in Africa 2020 finalists announced.
Khalil Diallo was announced the winner of Prix Aminata Sow Fall for Creativity, for his manuscript The Spring of Regrets in Dakar, Senegal on Sunday,…View More Khalil Diallo is Prix Aminata Sow Fall 2019 winner.
Lobé Ndiaye was announced the winner of the Grand Prix littéraire Dada Gbêhanzin 2019 for her novel Une perle en Radiant in Porto-Novo, Benin on…View More Lobé Ndiaye is Dada Gbêhanzin Literary Grand Prix 2019 winner.
The finalists for Prix Ivoire 2019, the leading literary prize from Cote D’Ivoire, were announced on August 9, 2019. The Prix Ivoire is an award…View More Cote D’Ivoire’s Prix Ivoire 2019 finalists announced.
Kelechi Njoku was announced as one of the residents of the Kehinde Wiley founded Black Rock Residency in Dakar, Senegal on July 22, 2019. Kehinde…View More Kelechi Njoku gets nod for Senegal’s Black Rock Residency.
The Sarraounia Prize for Young Adult Fiction has made a callout for entries in English, French or Hausa. The Sarraounia Prize for Young Adult Fiction…View More Sarraounia Prize for Young Adult Fiction makes callout for entries.
Marie NDiaye’s newest novel The Cheffe, published by Penguin Random House, makes its appearance on the African literary scene on October 29, 2019. Marie NDiaye…View More Marie NDiaye’s new novel “The Cheffe” out in October.
Bisi Adjapon toured Senegal and Nigeria with her Farafina published debut novel Of Women And Frogs this past March and May 2019. Of Women And…View More Bisi Adjapon tours Senegal, Nigeria with debut novel “Of Women And Frogs.”
David Diop is the winner of the Prix Ahmadou Kourouma 2019 for his book Frere D’ame (Brother of Soul). Ahmadou Kourouma was an Ivorian novelist…View More David Diop is Prix Ahmadou Kourouma 2019 winner.
The Prix Les Afriques 2019 longlist was announced in Geneva, Switzerland on February 17, 2019. La Cene Littéraire is an association, founded in May 2015,…View More Prix Les Afriques 2019 longlist announced in Geneva.
The six finalists for the Orange Book Award in Africa 2019 were announced on March 7, 2019. In November 2018, a new literary prize called…View More Orange Book Award in Africa 2019 finalists announced.