Leila Aboulela

Leila Aboulela to headline Nigeria’s Kaduna Book & Arts Festival 2017

Leila Aboulela will be the headline guest at the inaugural Kaduna Book & Arts Festival to be held from July 5-8, 2017. The festival is…

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Lesley Nneka Arimah

Caine Prize for African writing 2017 shortlist announced

The Caine Prize for African Writing 2017 shortlist announced today comprises Magogodi oaMphela Makhene, Lesley Nneka Arimah, Chikodili Emelumadu, Bushra al-Fadil, and Arinze Ifeakandu. The…

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Yassin Adnan

Six Africans make International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2017

The International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2017 have announced their longlist for this year’s best book in Arab writing this year and six Africans made…

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Morland Writing Scholarship Awards 2015 winners announced

The Miles Morland Foundation has just announced the winners of Morland Writing Scholarships for 2015. The winners each receive a grant of ₤18,000 to allow…

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Morland Writing Scholarships 2015 shortlist announced

The Miles Morland Foundation has just announced the shortlist for the 2015 Morland Writing Scholarships. These applicants will be whittled down to four on December…

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Images from the Caine Prize Workshop 2015 in Ghana

The Caine Prize workshop gives aspiring writers two weeks to create and finish a story under the guidance of experiences writers and occurs in a…

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Joint winners of Brunel University African Poetry Prize 2015 announced

The winners of this years Brunel University African Poetry Prize 2015 with £3000 on offer were announced yesterday. The joint winners are Safia Elhillo and…

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Five Africans on Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2015 Shortlist

The good people at the Commonwealth Short Story Prize have announced those who have made the shortlist for this years award. The five Africans on…

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Brunel University African Poetry Prize 2015 shortlistees announced

The Brunel University African Poetry Prize is an annual poetry prize aimed at the development, celebration and promotion of poetry from Africa with a prize…

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