The writers taking part in the African Languages Edition of Afrolit Sans Frontières which runs from October 26 – November 2, 2020, have been revealed.…View More Afrolit Sans Frontières African Languages Edition: Meet The Writers.
The longlist for the Short Story Day Africa Prize 2020 has been announced today, October 8, 2020. Short Story Day Africa recognises short story writers…View More Short Story Day Africa Prize 2020 longlist announced.
Tsitsi Dangarembga was appointed the University of East Anglia International Chair of Creative Writing (Africa) on September 29, 2020. Tsitsi Dangarembga is one of the…View More Tsitsi Dangarembga appointed UEA International Chair of Creative Writing (Africa).
The longlists for the African Writers Awards 2020 were announced on September 28, 2020. The African Writers Awards were conceived by the African Writers Development…View More African Writers Awards 2020 longlists announced.
Tsitsi Dangarembga, Maaza Mengiste, and Brandon Taylor are on the shortlist for the Booker Prize 2020 announced on September 15, 2020. The Booker Prize for…View More Tsitsi Dangarembga, Maaza Mengiste, Brandon Taylor on Booker Prize 2020 shortlist.
Petina Gappah’s Out of Darkness, Shining Light was announced at the September offering for the One Read App on September 7, 2020. One Read is…View More Petina Gappah’s ‘Out of Darkness, Shining Light’ for One Read in September 2020.
Makanaka Mavengere featured at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 5 from Johannesburg, South Africa on Monday, August 3, 2020. She was hosted by Zukiswa Wanner. Afrolit…View More Makanaka Mavengere at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 5.
Tsitsi Dangarembga has been arrested by police in Harare, Zimbabwe today, July 31, 2020. Tsitsi Dangarembga started the week being longlisted for the Booker Prize,…View More Booker prize-longlisted author Tsitsi Dangarembga arrested #FreeTsitsiDangarembga
Tsitsi Dangarembga, Maaza Mengiste, Kiley Reid, and Brandon Taylor are on the longlist for the Booker Prize 2020 announced on July 27, 2020. The Booker…View More Tsitsi Dangarembga, Maaza Mengiste, Kiley Reid, Brandon Taylor on Booker Prize 2020 longlist.
Tsitsi Dangarembga, Ayesha Harruna Attah, and Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah are on the shortlist for the Saroyan Prize 2020 announced on June 1, 2020. William Saroyan…View More Tsitsi Dangarembga, Ayesha Harruna Attah on Saroyan Prize 2020 shortlist.
Christopher Mlalazi’s novel Running With Mother is now available in Spanish from Mexican outfit El Sotano. Bulawayo-born Christopher Mlalazi is the writer of several titles…View More Christopher Mlalazi’s “Running With Mother” now available in Spanish.
Tsitsi Dangarembga kicked off “Girls Friday” at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 3 from Harare, Zimbabwe on May 29, 2020. She was hosted by Natasha Omokhodion-Kalulu…View More Tsitsi Dangarembga kicks off “Girls Friday” at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 3.
Eliphas Nyamogo’s anthology End Of The Dream: 7 Short Stories On Postcolonial World Order, published by the Goethe-Institut Munich, is out now. Eliphas Nyamogo made…View More Eliphas Nyamogo’s new anthology “End of the Dream” out now.
Here are the writers who will feature at Season 3 of Afrolit Sans Frontières running from May 25 – June 1, 2020. The festival theme…View More Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 3: Meet the writers.
The shortlist for the Afritondo Short Story Prize 2020 was announced on Friday, March 6, 2020. Afritondo is a platform that aims to connect with…View More Afritondo Short Story Prize 2020 shortlist announced.