Bernardine Evaristo and Maaza Mengiste are on the longlist for Premio Gregor von Rezzori 2021 announced on April 20, 2020. Gregor von Rezzori was an…View More Bernardine Evaristo, Maaza Mengiste on Premio Gregor von Rezzori 2021 longlist.
There are several writers of African descent on the Los Angeles Times Book Prize 2020 winners list announced on April 16, 2021. U.S. newspaper the…View More Writers of African descent on Los Angeles Times Book Prize 2020 winners list
There are seven writers of African descent who were awarded at the Whiting Awards 2021 announced on April 14, 2021. The Whiting Award is an…View More Writers of African descent on US’ Whiting Awards 2021 winners list
There are several writers of African descent on the list of finalists for the Hugo Awards 2021 announced on April 13, 2021. The Hugo and…View More Writers of African descent on Hugo Awards 2021 finalists lists.
Olive Otele, Abdulrazak Gurnah, Brit Bennett, Monique Roffey, and Akwaeke Emezi are on the longlist for the Orwell Prize for Political Fiction 2021 announced today,…View More Writers of African descent on Orwell Prize for Political Writing 2021 longlist.
Deesha Philyaw’s The Secret Lives of Church Ladies was announced the winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction 2021 on April 6, 2021. The PEN/Faulkner…View More Deesha Philyaw wins PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction 2021.
The winning writers and poets in the literary categories of the US NAACP Image Awards 2021 were announced on Saturday, March 27, 2021. The National…View More US NAACP Image Awards 2021 literary winners announced.
N.K. Jemisin’s The City We Became was announced as the best novel at the British Science Fiction Awards 2020 on April 4, 2021. The British…View More N.K. Jemisin wins at British Science Fiction Awards 2020
Bernardine Evarist and Colson Whitehead are on the shortlist for the Dublin International Literary Award 2021 announced on March 25, 2021. The Dublin International Literary…View More Bernardine Evaristo, Colson Whitehead on Dublin International Literary Award 2021 shortlist
Nicole R. Fleetwood, francine j. harris, and Raven Leilani won in their categories at the US National Book Critics Circle Award 2020 announced on March…View More African American winners at US National Book Critics Circle Award 2020.
Maisy Card, Andre Bagoo, and Canisia Lubrin make up the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature 2021 shortlist announced on Sunday, March 28, 2021. The…View More OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature 2021 shortlist announced.
George C. Wolfe, Daniel Alexander Jones, and Kwame Dawes are the writers of African descent on the PEN America Career Achievement Awards 2021 list announced…View More Writers of African descent on PEN America Career Achievement Awards 2021
There are five writers of African descent on the Windham-Campbell Prize 2021 list announced on March 22, 2021. The Windham-Campbell Prize was established in 2013…View More Writers of African descent on Windham-Campbell Prize 2021 winners list.
Here is information on the latest issues of 8 literary magazines that offer some of the best writing by Africans on the continent and in…View More 8 Literary magazines from Africa and its diaspora to read today
The finalists for the Nebula Awards 2020 were announced on Monday, March 15, 2021. The Nebula Awards annually recognize the best works of science fiction…View More African, African American finalists at Nebula Awards 2020