In our continuing Book Digest series, we share with you new books from Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Yaa Gyasi, and Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse. Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi,…View More Book Digest: Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Yaa Gyasi, Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse
The shortlist for the Babishai Haiku Prize 2020 was announced in Kampala, Uganda today, Friday, September 25, 2020. The Babishai Haiku Prize organised by the…View More Babishai Haiku Prize 2020 shortlist announced in Kampala.
Ayobami Adebayo, Sara Collins, Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Léonora Miano, and Johary Ravaloson, are on the shortlist for Prix Les Afriques 2020 announced on August 12,…View More Prix Les Afriques 2020 shortlist announced.
The longlist for the Babishai Haiku Prize 2020 was announced in Kampala, Uganda today, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. The Babishai Haiku Prize organised by the…View More Babishai Haiku Prize 2020 longlist announced in Kampala.
Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s short story collection Manchester Happened is on the longlist for the Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2020 announced on July 8, 2020.…View More Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi on Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2020 longlist.
Dilman Dila was the first writer at Season 3 of Afrolit Sans Frontières from Kampala, Uganda on Africa Day, May 25, 2020. He was hosted…View More Dilman Dila kicks off Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 3.
Season 2 of Afrolit Sans Frontières was hosted by African writers from cities all over the world over the Internet from April 20-27, 2020. The…View More A snapshot of Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 2.
Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi wrapped up the fourth day of Season 2 of Afrolit Sans Frontières on Instagram from Manchester, UK on Thursday, April 23, 2020.…View More Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 2.
Dilman Dila’s newest novella A Fledgling Abiba, published by Guardbridge Books is now available for lovers of African writing. Dilman Dila is a filmmaker who…View More Dilman Dila’s new novella “A Fledgling Abiba” available for your reading pleasure.
The shortlist for the Afritondo Short Story Prize 2020 was announced on Friday, March 6, 2020. Afritondo is a platform that aims to connect with…View More Afritondo Short Story Prize 2020 shortlist announced.
The shortlist for the African Writers Trust Publishing Fellowship Programme 2020 was announced on February 26, 2020. The African Writers Trust Publishing Fellowship Programme focuses…View More African Writers Trust Publishing Fellowship Programme 2020 shortlist announced.
Stella Nyanzi was freed by Ugandan courts on February 20, 2020. Her new poetry collection No Roses From My Mouth, written while she was in…View More Stella Nyanzi is free! Buy her new poetry collection “No Roses From My Mouth.”
Stella Nyanzi was announced the winner of the Oxfam Novib/PEN International Award 2020 on January 16, 2020. PEN International’s Writers in Prison Committee, the PEN…View More Stella Nyanzi wins Oxfam Novib/PEN International Award 2020.
Covering the length and breadth of the African continent, here is a list of literary festivals you can attend in 2020. It is regularly updated…View More African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2020.
Yarri Kamara was announced as a PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grant 2020 recipient on December 23, 2019. The PEN/Heim Translation Fund awards grants to promote the…View More Yarri Kamara receives PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grant 2020.