Six poets are on the Brunel International African Poetry Prize 2020 shortlist announced on March 30, 2020. The Brunel International African Poetry Prize was founded…View More Brunel International African Poetry Prize 2020 shortlist announced.
Namwali Serpell was announced an Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards 2020 winner on March 30, 2020. The Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards recognize books that have made important contributions…View More Namwali Serpell is US’ Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards 2020 winner.
Natasha Omokhodion-Kalulu Banda kicked off the eighth and final day of the Afrolit Sans Frontieres Virtual Literary Festival on Instagram on Monday, March 30, 2020.…View More Natasha Omokhodion-Kalulu Banda at Afrolit Sans Frontieres Virtual Literary Festival.
Namwali Serpell was announced a recipient of the Windham-Campbell Prize 2020, alongside seven other writers, on Thursday, March 19, 2020. The Windham-Campbell Prize was established…View More Namwali Serpell is Windham-Campbell Prize 2020 recipient.
Maaza Mengiste and Namwali Serpell are finalists at the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes 2019 announced on February 19, 2020. Also on the list are…View More Maaza Mengiste, Namwali Serpell are Los Angeles Times Book Prizes 2019 finalists.
Gerry Sikazwe’s poetry collection Words That Matter was published by Mwanaka Media and Publishing on March 31, 2019. Gerry Sikazwe is a poet whose work…View More Gerry Sikazwe’s poetry collection “Words That Matter” out now.
Mubanga Kalimamukwento and Foday Mannah. are the two Africans on the Bristol Short Story Prize 2019 shortlist announced on July 24, 2019. The Bristol Short…View More Mubanga Kalimamukwento, Foday Mannah on UK’s Bristol Short Story Prize 2019 shortlist.
Namwali Serpell did a series of events to promote her debut novel The Old Drift in Lusaka, Zambia from June 12-15, 2019. Namwali Serpell’s debut…View More Namwali Serpell’s tour of “The Old Drift” in Lusaka, Zambia.
Alone and other Zambian Stories, a new anthology of short stories by Zambian writers, was launched at Grey Matter Zambia, Lusaka on July 6, 2019.…View More “Alone and other Zambian Stories” launches in Lusaka, Zambia.
Mubanga Kalimamukwento was announced the winner of the Kalemba Short Story Prize 2019 for her short story Inswa on June 17, 2019. The Kalemba Short…View More Mubanga Kalimamukwento is Kalemba Short Story Prize 2019 winner.
Mubanga Kalimamukwento’s debut novel The Mourning Bird was published by Jacana on June 1, 2019. Mubanga Kalimamukwento is a Zambian writer who has been making…View More Mubanga Kalimamukwento’s “The Mourning Bird” is now available.
The winners for Zambia’s Tell Your Own Story Literary Awards 2019 were announced at the Mulungushi Conference Centre, Lusaka on May 31, 2019. The Tell…View More Zambia’s Tell Your Own Story Literary Awards 2019 winners announced.
The shortlist for the Kalemba Short Story Prize 2019 was announced on May 2, 2019. The Kalemba Short Story Prize brought a new lease of…View More Kalemba Short Story Prize 2019 shortlist announced.
Mbozi Haimbe is the winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2019 in an announcement made today, May 8, 2019 The Commonwealth Short Story Prize…View More Mbozi Haimbe is Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2019 winner.
The shortlists for Zambia literary competition the Tell Your Own Story Awards 2019 were announced on May 3, 2019. The Tell Your Own Story Literary…View More Zambia’s Tell Your Own Story Awards 2019 shortlists announced.