Momtaza Mehri, Theresa Lola, and Hiwot Adilow are the joint Brunel African Poetry Prize 2018 winners. The three share the 3,000 UK pounds prize money.…View More Momtaza Mehri, Theresa Lola, Hiwot Adilow are Brunel African Poetry Prize 2018 winners.
The Brunel African Poetry Prize 2018 shortlist was announced on March 12, 2018 with eight poets making the cut from the hundreds submitted. The Brunel…View More Eight poets make Brunel African Poetry Prize 2018 shortlist
Here is a list of African literary festivals you can attend in 2018. 2017 promised and delivered to literary feast of festivals in all corners…View More African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2018
Nadifa Mohamed is leading the charge to fundraise for an ambulance service for Somalis. The horrific truck bomb attack in Mogadishu on October 14, 2017…View More Nadifa Mohamed leads charge to fundraise for Somali ambulance service
The University of Iowa has announced the next group of participants in the 2017 edition of its legendary writing residency. The University of Iowa International…View More Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, Panashe Chigumadzi for University of Iowa Writing Residency
Ten poets have made the Brunel International African Poetry Prize 2017 shortlist announced today. The Brunel International African Poetry Prize launched in 2012 is a…View More Brunel International African Poetry Prize 2017 shortlist announced
Nnedi Okorafor, Louise Umutoni, Imbolo Mbue, Warsan Shire, Yaa Gyasi, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Okwiri Oduor made OkayAfrica’s 100 Women list. OkayAfrica is a popular…View More Umutoni, Mbue, Shire, Gyasi, Okorafor make OkayAfrica’s 100 Women list.
Here is a list of African literary festivals you can attend in 2017. 2016 promised and delivered to literary feast of festivals in all corners…View More African literary festivals you can attend in 2017
Nadifa Mohamed will facilitate the Iceland Writers Retreat 2017; one of her wards will be Kenyan writer Peter Ngila. So you’ve heard of the great…View More Nadifa Mohamed to facilitate Iceland Writers Retreat 2017
The Mogadishu Book Fair 2016 organisers have announced the dates for this year’s edition of their event. They have also announced a change in official…View More Mogadishu Book Fair 2016 announces dates, new logo #MBF2016
Caine Prize winner 2013 Tope Folarin made the Caine Prize 2016 shortlist that was announced earlier today. The Caine Prize shortlist 2016 was announced today…View More Tope Folarin makes Caine Prize 2016 shortlist (We need new Caines)
What a year 2015 was where African literary festivals were concerned. A record number showcased some of the coolest people and their writing in various…View More African literary festivals you can attend in 2016
The fifth edition of Kwani? Litfest, a gathering of writers, artists and thinkers from across Africa, takes place every two years happens in Nairobi, Kenya…View More Nuruddin Farah to launch book at Kwani? Litfest 2016
The African Writers Trust (AWT) has announced the writers who have qualified for the third Editorial and Publishing Training workshop take place in Kampala, Uganda…View More African Writers Trust (AWT) workshop participants announced
So the first ever Mogadishu International Book Fair happened in the Somalia capital from Aug 26-28 at the City Palace hotel. The festival stimulated the…View More Images from the Mogadishu International Book Fair 2015