The winners of the Exclusive Books IBBY SA Awards 2019 were announced in Johannesburg, South Africa on November 12, 2019. International Board on Books for…View More Exclusive Books IBBY SA Award Winners 2019 announced.
The guests attending the Abantu Book Festival 2019, happening in Soweto, South Africa from December 5-8, were announced on November 14, 2019. The Abantu Book…View More Abantu Book Festival 2019 guests revealed. #AbantuBookFest
South African Poet and activist Sandile Dikeni passed away in Cape Town on Saturday, November 9, 2019. Sandile Dikeni was the author of three collections…View More South African Poet and activist Sandile Dikeni has passed on.
There are eleven novelists from across Africa on Dublin International Literary Award 2020 longlist announced on Monday, November 11, 2019. The Dublin International Literary Award…View More The African novelists on the Dublin International Literary Award 2020 longlist
The winners of the South African Literary Awards 2019 have been announced in Johannesburg this evening, November 7, 2019. The South African Literary Awards, popularly…View More South African Literary Awards 2019 winners announced in Johannesburg.
Yewande Omotoso’s second novel The Woman Next Door is now available in Catalan as La Veina De Costat. Yewande Omotoso is the writer of two…View More Yewande Omotoso’s “The Woman Next Door” now available in Catalan.
The Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study Writing Fellowships announced its fellows for 2020 on October 26, 2019. The Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS) is…View More NoViolet Bulawayo, Simphiwe Gloria Ndlovu, Malebo Sephodi for Johannesburg Institute Fellowships.
The Africa Publishing Innovation Fund granted $170,000 to seven publishing-related projects across Africa on October 29, 2019. The Africa Publishing Innovation Fund was created following…View More Africa Publishing Innovation Fund grants $170,000 to seven African publishing-related projects.
The shortlist for the Morland Writing Scholarships 2019 was announced today, October 25, 2019. The Morland Writing Scholarships for African Writers, popularly referred to as…View More Morland Writing Scholarships 2019 shortlist announced.
Kagiso Lesego Molope novel This Book Betrays My Brother was announced the winner of the Ottawa Book Award 2019 on October 16, 2019. Since 1985,…View More Kagiso Lesego Molope wins Canada’s Ottawa Book Award 2019.
Kagiso Lesego Molope was announced the winner of the Pius Adesanmi Memorial Award 2019 on October 15, 2019. Hassan Ghedi Santur and Sulaiman Addonia came…View More Kagiso Lesego Molope is Pius Adesanmi Memorial Award 2019 winner.
The South African Literary Awards 2019 shortlists were announced on October 4, 2019. The South African Literary Awards, popularly referred to as the SALAs, have…View More South African Literary Awards 2019 shortlists announced.
We share with you a list of literary festivals you can attend across Africa in October 2019. September was a very activity-filled month of the…View More Literary festivals across Africa you can attend in October 2019.
Naledi Mashishi and Relebone Myambo were announced as the new residents of the Blackbird Books/Casa Lorde Residency 2019 on September 16, 2019. Blackbird Books headed…View More Naledi Mashishi, Relebone Myambo for Blackbird Books/Casa Lorde Residency 2019.
Siphiwo Mahala’s newest short story collection Red Apple Dreams is out on the first week of October 2019. Siphiwo Mahala introduced himself to the African…View More Siphiwo Mahala’s “Red Apple Dreams” out in October 2019.