Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi was the featured author at GoetheNamibia’s Virtually Yours on Saturday, November 14, 2020. She was moderated by series curator Zukiswa Wanner. Virtually…View More Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi at Goethe-Namibia’s “Virtually Yours.”
Paul Kisakye was announced the winner of the Sarraounia Prize for Young Adult Fiction 2020 on October 31, 2020. The Sarraounia Prize for Young Adult…View More Paul Kisakye is Sarraounia Prize for Young Adult Fiction 2020 winner
The longlist for the Aspen Words Literary Prize 2021 was announced on November 10, 2020. The Aspen Words Literary Prize is an annual award for…View More Aspen Words Literary Prize 2021 longlist announced.
FEMRITE, the Ugandan literary advocacy organization, has a week of literary activities running from October 26 – 31, 2020. FEMRITE , the Uganda Women Writers’…View More FEMRITE’s Week of Literary Activities starts today, October 26.
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 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.
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.