Dublin International Literary Award 2020 longlist

The African novelists on the Dublin International Literary Award 2020 longlist

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…

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NoViolet Bulawayo, Simphiwe Gloria Ndlovu, Malebo Sephodi for Johannesburg Institute Fellowships.

NoViolet Bulawayo, Simphiwe Gloria Ndlovu, Malebo Sephodi for Johannesburg Institute Fellowships.

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…

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Angela Wachuka (Book Bunk), Elinor Sisulu (PUKU Foundation), Bibi Bakare-Yusuf (Casava Republic), Gbadega Adedapo (President, Nigerian Publishers Association), Dr. Tariq Al Gurg (Dubai Cares), Boudour Al Qasimi (IPA Vice-President), Hugo Setzer (IPA President), Laurence Njagi (President, Kenya Publishers Association), Brian Wafawarowa (Chair, IPA Inclusive Publishing and Literacy Committee), Okechukwu Ofili (OkadaBooks), Stephanie Braquehais, Wanjiru Koinange (Book Bunk)

Africa Publishing Innovation Fund grants $170,000 to seven African publishing-related projects.

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…

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Morland Writing Scholarships for African Writers 2019

Morland Writing Scholarships 2019 shortlist announced.

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…

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Kagiso Lesego Molope is Pius Adesanmi Memorial Award 2019 winner.

Kagiso Lesego Molope is Pius Adesanmi Memorial Award 2019 winner.

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…

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Accra International Book Festival 2019

Literary festivals across Africa you can attend in October 2019.

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…

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