Writivism Festival 2019

Four African Literary Festivals to attend in August 2019.

August 2019 promises just as much activity as the previous months on the African literary calendar. Here are four literary festivals and book fairs across…

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Our Words, Our Worlds by Makhosazana Xaba

Makhosazana Xaba’s “Our Words, Our Worlds: Writing on Black South African Women Poets, 2000-2018″ out now.

Our Words, Our Worlds: Writing on Black South African Women Poets, 2000-2018, an anthology edited by Makhosazana Xaba and published by UKZN Press was launched…

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Niq Mhlongo

Niq Mhlongo wins Herman Charles Bosman Prize for English Fiction 2019.

Niq Mhlongo won the Herman Charles Bosman Prize for English Fiction 2019 at the Media24 Book Prize 2019 for Soweto, Under the Apricot Tree on…

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Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry 2019 finalists

Dami Ajayi, Nick Makoha, Koleka Putuma are Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry 2018 finalists.

Dami Ajayi, Nick Makoha, and Koleka Putuma are the finalists of the Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry 2018 announced on May 24, 2019. The…

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Sisonke Msimang’s The Resurrection of Winnie Mandela

Sisonke Msimang’s “The Resurrection of Winnie Mandela” to launch in Johannesburg.

Sisonke Msimang’s The Resurrection of Winnie Mandela will be launching in Johannesburg, South Africa on May 24, 2019. Sisonke Msimang is a South African writer…

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Writivism Short Story Prize 2019

Writivism Short Story Prize 2019, Koffi Addo Creative Nonfiction Prize 2019 shortlists announced.

The shortlists for the Writivism Short Story Prize 2019 and the Koffi Addo Creative Nonfiction Prize 2019 were announced today May 20, 2019. Writivism, the…

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