Storymoja Publishers officially withdrew the Young Adult title Blood Ties by South African writer Zimkhitha Mlanzeli from the Kenyan market on November 1, 2019. Storymoja…View More Storymoja Publishers officially withdraws Zimkhitha Mlanzeli’s Young Adult title “Blood Ties.”
The AfroYoungAdult anthology from the Goethe-Institut will launch at the Ake Book Festival 2019 in Lagos, Nigeria which happens on October 24-27, 2019. In September…View More Goethe-Institut’s AfroYoungAdult anthology to launch at Ake Book Festival 2019.
Akwaeke Emezi’s novel Pet is on the longlist for the National Book Awards 2019 in the Young People’s Literature category announced on September 16, 2019.…View More Akwaeke Emezi on US National Book Awards 2019 longlist.
Readings from the AfroYoungAdult anthology were a special feature of the Literary Crossroads in Accra with Mamle Kabu and Zukiswa Wanner on August 28, 2019.…View More Literary Crossroads Accra features AfroYoungAdult readings.
The Sarraounia Prize for Young Adult Fiction has made a callout for entries in English, French or Hausa. The Sarraounia Prize for Young Adult Fiction…View More Sarraounia Prize for Young Adult Fiction makes callout for entries.
Do You Dream Of Terra-Two, the Science fiction Young Adult debut by Temi Oh, is now available for your reading pleasure. While science fiction writing…View More Temi Oh’s Sci-Fi debut “Do You Dream Of Terra-Two” is here.
The writers who will feature in the AfroYoungAdult Anthology project by Goethe Institut were announced on March 1, 2019. In September 2018, the Goethe-Institut invited…View More Goethe Institut’s AfroYoungAdult Anthology writers announced.
Ngozi Ukazu and Tomi Adeyemi are finalists for the William C. Morris Award 2019. The William C. Morris Young Adult Debut Award, first given in…View More Ngozi Ukazu, Tomi Adeyemi are Morris Award 2019 finalists.
The Goethe-Institut announced the participants to take part in #AfroYoungAdult workshops in eight African cities in February 2019 on January 3, 2019. In September 2018,…View More Goethe Institut’s #AfroYoungAdult workshop participants announced.
The team running the Goethe sponsored #AfroYoungAdult project have announced the facilitators for the workshops to be conducted across eight African cities. In September 2018,…View More Meet the facilitators for the Goethe Institut’s #AfroYoungAdult workshops.
Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani was announced the Raven Award 2018 winner for her young adult novel Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree on December 5, 2018. The…View More Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani is US’s Raven Award 2018 winner.
Tomi Adeyemi is on the Kirkus Prize 2018 shortlist in the Young Adult category for her novel Children of Blood and Bone. The announcement was…View More Tomi Adeyemi makes Kirkus Prize 2018 shortlist.
Kinyanjui Kombani’s Burt Award winning novel Finding Colombia launched on the side lines of the Nairobi International Book Fair 2018 at the Sarit Centre, Nairobi…View More Kinyanjui Kombani’s “Finding Colombia” launches in Nairobi. #NIBF2018
Muthoni wa Gichuru was announced as the CODE Burt Prize for African Young Adult Literature Kenya 2018 winner at a ceremony at the Crowne Plaza,…View More Muthoni wa Gichuru is CODE Burt Prize for African Young Adult Literature Kenya 2018 winner.
Kinyanjui Kombani is the CODE Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2018 winner for his work Finding Colombia. Kinyanjui received a cash prize of…View More Kinyanjui Kombani is CODE Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2018 winner.