Angela Makholwa’s newest novel Critical But Stable launched physically on November 12 and virtually on November 17, 2020. Angela Makholwa is the author of the…View More Angela Makholwa’s newest novel “Critical But Stable” launches.
Niq Mhlongo and Bongani Kona were the speakers at the Johannesburg launch of the Akashic Books published Joburg Noir on November 11, 2020. Their moderator…View More Niq Mhlongo, Bongani Kona talk writing “Joburg Noir.”
Resoketswe Manenzhe’s debut novel Scatterlings, published by Jacana Media, had a virtual launch on November 9, 2020. The event had moderation by Rémy Ngamije with…View More Resoketswe Manenzhe’s debut novel “Scatterlings” launches on November 9.
The winners of the South African Literary Awards 2020 were announced at a virtual ceremony streaming from Johannesburg, South Africa on November 7, 2020. The…View More South African Literary Awards 2020 winners announced in Johannesburg.
There are several activities lined up across the continent as International African Writer’s Day is celebrated on November 7, 2020. International African Writer’s Day was…View More International African Writer’s Day, November 7, set for several literary activities.
Zulu was the featured language at the Afrolit Sans Frontières African Languages Edition on Friday, October 30, 2020. Afrolit Sans Frontières, a virtual literary festival…View More Zulu Day at Afrolit Sans Frontières African Languages Edition.
Zukiswa Wanner received the Goethe Medal at a ceremony in Nairobi on October 15, 2020. The Goethe Medal was first awarded by the Goethe Institute…View More Zukiswa Wanner receives Goethe Medal in Nairobi ceremony
The shortlist for the Morland Writing Scholarships 2020 was announced today, October 19, 2020. The Morland Writing Scholarships for African Writers, popularly referred to as…View More Morland Writing Scholarships 2020 shortlist announced.
The shortlist for the Toyin Fálọlá Prize 2020 has been announced in Lagos today, October 13, 2020. The Toyin Fálọlá Prize is a new prize…View More Toyin Fálọlá Prize 2020 shortlist announced in Lagos.
Niq Mhlongo’s newest novel Paradise In Gaza launched at the new Goethe Namibia series Virtually Yours on October 10, 2020. He was moderated by author…View More Niq Mhlongo’s “Paradise In Gaza” launches at Goethe Namibia’s Virtually Yours.
The longlist for the Short Story Day Africa Prize 2020 has been announced today, October 8, 2020. Short Story Day Africa recognises short story writers…View More Short Story Day Africa Prize 2020 longlist announced.
The shortlists for the South African Literary Awards 2020 were announced on October 5, 2020. The South African Literary Awards, popularly referred to as the…View More South African Literary Awards 2020 shortlists announced.
Poetry Africa 2020, the annual poetry bonanza presented by the Centre for Creative Arts at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa, runs from October…View More Poetry Africa 2020, running virtually, kicks off on October 12.
Jackie Phamotse and Trevor Noah are two of the winners at the SA Book Awards 2020 announced on October 1, 2020. The SA Book Awards…View More Jackie Phamotse, Trevor Noah win at SA Book Awards 2020.
Koleka Putuma announced that her debut poetry collection Collective Amnesia will be available as an audiobook from October 7 on September 30, 2020. Koleka Putuma…View More Koleka Putuma announces poetry collection “Collective Amnesia” as an audiobook.