Ashley Hickson-Lovence featured at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 5 from London, UK on Sunday, August 2, 2020. He was moderated by Troy Onyango. Afrolit Sans…View More Ashley Hickson-Lovence at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 5.
Kayo Chingonyi featured at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 5 from Leeds, UK on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. He was hosted by Remy Ngamije. Afrolit Sans…View More Kayo Chingonyi at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 5.
Lemn Sissay and Paul Mendez are on the shortlist for the Gordon Burn Prize 2020 announced today, July 23, 2020. Gordon Burn, who passed away…View More Lemn Sissay, Paul Mendez on Gordon Burn Prize 2020 shortlist.
Welcome to our new Book Digest feature where we regularly wrap up book news for our readers. We kick off with Dorothy Koomson, Melio Tinga,…View More Book Digest: Dorothy Koomson, Melio Tinga, Limbe to Lagos.
The Literary Consultancy Scholarship (TLC) for Black British writers, with Ellah P Wakatama as mentor, is set to launch in August. The Literary Consultancy (TLC)…View More Ellah P Wakatama to mentor new Scholarship for Black British writers
Black Lives Matter: Black Writers Guild UK, Black Agents & Editors’ Group. In the wake of the shift in world publishing in the last few…View More Black Writing Matters: Black Writers Guild UK, Black Agents & Editors’ Group.
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.
Colson Whitehead’s The Nickel Boys was announced the winner of the Orwell Prize for Political Fiction 2020 earlier today, July 9, 2020. The Orwell Prizes,…View More Colson Whitehead wins Orwell Prize for Political Fiction 2020.
Linton Kwesi Johnson has been awarded the PEN Pinter Prize 2020 today, July 7, 2020. He will receive the award in a digital ceremony co-hosted…View More Linton Kwesi Johnson awarded PEN Pinter Prize 2020.
Derek Owusu’s That Reminds Me was announced the winner of the Desmond Elliott Prize 2020 on July 2, 2020. The Desmond Elliott Prize is awarded…View More Derek Owusu is Desmond Elliott Prize 2020 winner.
Bernardine Evaristo, Candice Carty-Williams, and Oyinkan Braithwaite were among the winners at the British Book Awards 2020 announced on June 29, 2020. The British Book…View More British Book Awards 2020 winners announced.
Colson Whitehead and Bernardine Evaristo are on the shortlist of the Orwell Prize 2020 announced on June 25, 2019. The Orwell Prizes, named in honour…View More Colson Whitehead, Bernardine Evaristo on Orwell Prize 2020 shortlist.
Helon Habila’s Travellers and Saidiya Hartman’s Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: Intimate Histories of Social Upheaval are on the shortlists for the James Tait Black Memorial…View More Helon Habila, Saidiya Hartman on James Tait Black Memorial Prize 2020 shortlists.
Kei Miller, Okechukwu Nzelu are on the longlists for the Polari First Book Prize 2020 and Polari Prize 2020 announced on June 23, 2020. The…View More Kei Miller, Okechukwu Nzelu on Polari Prize 2020 longlists.
Kadish Morris, Amina Jama, Okechukwu Nzelu, and Inua Ellams have been recognised at the Society of Authors’ Awards 2020 announced today, June 18, 2020. The…View More Society of Authors’ Awards 2020 winners announced.