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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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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Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi and fans

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi charms Nairobi, Kigali in “Manchester Happened” tour.

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi charmed residents of Nairobi and Kigali on her Manchester Happened East African tour. Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi won the Kwani Manuscript prize in…

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Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi Manchester Happened

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s “Manchester Happened” East Africa tour.

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s East African tour for her new short story collection Manchester Happened runs from May 9 – 17, 2019. Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi came…

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Zukiswa Wanner Kagayi Ngobi and Chris Adwar at Artistic Encounters

Chris Adwar, Kagayi Ngobi’s day at Goethe Kenya’s Artistic Encounters.

Chris Adwar and Kagayi Ngobi were the featured guests at Goethe Kenya’s Artistic Encounters on April 24, 2019. In Artistic Encounters, two artists of different…

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Acan Innocent Immaculate Kampala launch

Acan Innocent Immaculate’s “The Pearl Trotters in Black, Yellow, Red” launches.

Acan Innocent Immaculate’s children’s book The Pearl Trotters in Black, Yellow, Red launched in Mbarara and Kampala, Uganda on April 13 and 19, 2019. Acan…

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