Nadifa Mohamed and Nathan Harris are on the longlist for the Booker Prize for fiction 2021 announced on Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Also on the…View More Nadifa Mohamed, Nathan Harris on Booker Prize for Fiction 2021 longlist.
Writers of African descent at the British Fantasy Awards 2021 announced on July 27, 2021. The British Fantasy Awards are awarded annually by the British…View More Writers of African descent on British Fantasy Awards 2021 shortlist.
Nick Makoha was announced the winner of the Ivan Juritz Prize 2021 in the text category on June 28, 2021. The Ivan Juritz Prize was…View More Nick Makoha wins UK’s Ivan Juritz Prize 2021.
Patience Agbabi’s novel The Infinite is on the shortlist for the Arthur C. Clarke Award 2021 announced on June 30, 2021. The annual Arthur C.…View More Patience Agbabi on Arthur C. Clarke Award 2021 shortlist.
Andreena Leeanne and Paul Mendez are on the longlist for the Polari First Book Prize 2021 announced on June 24, 2021. The Polari First Book…View More Andreena Leeanne, Paul Mendez on Polari First Book Prize 2021 longlists
Musa Okwonga, Hanif Abdurraqib, Salena Godden, Courttia Newland, and Caleb Azuma Nelson are on the longlist for the Gordon Burn Prize 2021 announced today, June…View More Writers of African descent on UK’s Gordon Burn Prize 2021 longlist.
Sudhir Hazareesingh’s Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture was announced the winner of the Wolfson History Prize 2021 on June 9, 2021. The…View More Sudhir Hazareesingh wins UK’s Wolfson History Prize 2021.
Kayo Chingonyi, Caleb Femi, and Nicole Sealey are the writers of African descent on the shortlists for the Forward Prizes for Poetry 2021 announced on…View More Writers of African descent on UK’s Forward Prizes for Poetry 2021 shortlists.
Tsitsi Dangarembga has been announced the recipient of the PEN Pinter Prize 2021 by the English PEN today, June 8, 2021. The PEN Pinter Prize…View More Tsitsi Dangarembga announced PEN Pinter Prize 2021 winner
David Diop’s At Night All Blood is Black, translated from French by Anna Moschovakis, was announced the winner of the International Booker Prize 2021 on…View More David Diop wins International Booker Prize 2021.
Olive Otele, Abdulrazak Gurnah, Brit Bennett, and Akwaeke Emezi are on the shortlists for the Orwell Prize for Political Writing 2021 announced on Friday, May…View More Writers of African descent on Orwell Prize for Political Writing 2021 shortlist.
Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi and Patrice Lawrence were declared the winners of the Jhalak Prize 2021 on May 25, 2021. The Jhalak Prize for Book of…View More Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Patrice Lawrence win Jhalak Prize 2021
Margaret Busby was revealed to be the recipient of the London Book Fair Lifetime Achievement Award today, May 20, 2021. The London Book Fair, first…View More Margaret Busby to be awarded London Book Fair Lifetime Achievement Award.
Rosanna Amaka’s The Book of Echoes is on the shortlist for the Royal Society for Literature’s Christopher Bland Prize 2021 announced on May 17, 2021.…View More Rosanna Amaka on UK’s Christopher Bland Prize 2021 shortlist.
David Olusoga’s Black and British: A Short, Essential History was the sole Black winner at British Book Awards 2021 announced on May 13, 2021. The…View More David Olusoga is solo Black winner at British Book Awards 2021.