The African Literature Association 2020 Conference has been cancelled over Coronavirus concerns. Coronavirus concerns have continued being at the centre of world activities in the…View More Coronavirus: African Literature Association 2020 Conference cancelled.
The Coronavirus pandemic has been wreaking havoc on literary communities around the world in recent weeks. The Coronavirus, according to Wikipedia, is a disease caused…View More Coronavirus pandemic wreaks havoc on World, African literature.
Cheluchi Onyemelukwe’s novel The Son of The House won the best international fiction prize at the Sharjah International Book Fair 2019 on October 30, 2019.…View More Cheluchi Onyemelukwe wins at Sharjah International Book Fair 2019.
Kalaf Epalanga was announced as the curator for Berlin’s African Book Festival 2020 on September 23, 2019. The festival runs from April 17-19, 2020 with…View More Kalaf Epalanga is Berlin’s African Book Festival 2020 curator.
Afrolution 2019, a festival with a literary focus, was hosted in venues in Berlin, Germany from June 13-16, 2019. The festival theme was “Pan Africanism…View More A snapshot of Afrolution 2019 in Berlin, Germany.
Africa Writes Bristol 2019 is set to celebrate contemporary literature and thought from Africa and the diaspora from June 30 – July 4, 2019. Africa…View More Africa Writes Bristol 2019 festival to celebrate African writing.
The African Book Festival 2019 was hosted in Berlin, Germany from April 4-7, 2019. Writers from across Africa and its diaspora attended the first edition…View More A snapshot of the African Book Festival 2019 in Berlin, Germany.
The keynote at the opening ceremony at the African Book Festival 2019 was given by festival headliner Ben Okri on April 4, 2019. The African…View More Ben Okri keynote at the African Book Festival 2019 opening ceremony. #ABF2019
The Membrane: African Literatures Festival 2019 was hosted in Stuttgart, Germany from May 23-26, 2019. The Membrane: African Literatures Festival was a four-day international literature…View More A snapshot of the “Membrane: African Literatures Festival 2019” in Stuttgart, Germany.
Kenya’s eKitabu was announced as an Accessible Books Consortium Accessibility Awards 2019 winner for the best initiative at the London Book Fair 2019 on March…View More eKitabu is Accessible Books Consortium Accessibility Awards 2019 winner.
The Atlantide Festival 2019, curated by Alain Mabanckou, was hosted in Nantes, France from February 28 to March 3, 2019. The Atlantide Literature Festival, founded…View More A snapshot of the Atlantide Festival 2019.
Ben Okri will headline Berlin’s African Book Festival 2019. The festival with the theme “Transitioning from Migration“ is in its second year. In April, African…View More Ben Okri to headline Berlin’s African Book Festival 2019.
The World Book Capital 2019 theme and logo were launched at the opening ceremony of the Sharjah International Book Fair 2018 on October 31, 2018.…View More Sharjah International Book Fair 2018: World Book Capital 2019 theme and logo launched.
The Arabic edition of Yaa Gyasi debut novel Homegoing was presented at the Sharjah International Book Fair 2018 on November 4, 2018. The translation of…View More Sharjah International Book Fair 2018: Yaa Gyasi’s “Homegoing” now in Arabic.
There was a very strong contingent of African delegates from the Frankfurt Book Fair 2018 which took place in Germany on October 10-14. Here are…View More Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: Sights from the African contingent. #FBF18