Novuyo Rosa Tsuma thrilled Nairobi residents as she made appearances at a series of events from September 26-29, 2019. Novuyo Rosa Tsuma is no new…View More Novelist Novuya Rosa Tshuma thrills in Nairobi city tour.
Batsirai Chigama, Shadreck Chikoti, Soukaina Habiballah, Tade Ipadeola, Amira-Géhanne Khalfallah, Samuel Menghesteab, Martha Mukaiwa, and Yamkela Tywakadi are the African writers to take part in…View More Meet the African writers for the Iowa International Writing Program 2019.
In the return of our “Throwback Thursday” segment, we feature legendary late Zimbabwean writer Dambudzo Marechera. Dambudzo Marechera was a Zimbabwean novelist, short story writer,…View More Throwback Thursday: Zimbabwean author and poet Dambudzo Marechera.
Tsitsi Dangarembga’s This Mournable Body is on the shortlist for the St Francis College Literary Prize 2019 announced on August 15, 2019. The St Francis…View More Tsitsi Dangarembga on US St. Francis College Literary Prize 2019 shortlist.
Namwali Serpell’s The Old Drift and Tope Folarin’s A Particular Kind of Black Man are on the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize 2019 longlist…View More Namwali Serpell, Tope Folarin on US’s Center for Fiction First Novel Prize 2019 longlist.
We share five literary festivals lovers of writing can attend across Africa in July 2019. Lovers of African writing have been enjoying the last few…View More Five Literary festivals you can attend across Africa in July 2019.
The shortlist of ten writers in the running for Short Story Day Africa 2018 was announced on July 4, 2019. South African headquartered Short Story…View More Short Story Day Africa 2018 shortlist announced.
Novuyo Rosa Tshuma and Diana Evans are on the Orwell Prize 2019 shortlist announced today June 10, 2019. The Orwell Prizes, named in honour of…View More Novuyo Rosa Tshuma, Diana Evans on UK’s Orwell Prize 2019 shortlist.
Novuyo Rosa Tshuma, Sulaiman Addonia, and Diana Evans are on the Orwell Prize 2019 longlist announced today May 7, 2019. The Orwell Prizes are the…View More Novuyo Rosa Tshuma, Sulaiman Addonia, Diana Evans on UK’s Orwell Prize 2019 longlist.
Ellah Wakatama Allfrey is the new Chairperson of the Caine Prize for African Writing. The Zimbabwe-born publisher takes over from Dr Delia Jarrett-Macauley. The Caine…View More Ellah Wakatama Allfrey is new Caine Prize for African Writing Chairperson.
The Swansea University International Dylan Thomas Prize 2019 shortlist was announced today on April 2, 2019. On the list is Novuyo Rosa Tshuma for her…View More Novuyo Rosa Tshuma makes Dylan Thomas Prize 2019 shortlist.
The Syncity NG Anniversary Anthology and Prize longlist was announced on March 27, 2019. Syncity NG, founded by Mystique Syn Osuchukwu, is a platform that…View More Syncity NG Anniversary Anthology and Prize longlist announced.
Novuyo Rosa Tshuma is on the Rathbones Folio Prize 2019 longlist announced today March 18, 2019. The Rathbones Folio Prize, formerly known as the Folio…View More Novuyo Rosa Tshuma makes Rathbones Folio Prize 2019 longlist.
Novuyo Rosa Tshuma is the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards 2019 winner for her book House of Stone. The announcement was made in London, UK…View More Novuyo Rosa Tshuma is Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards 2019 winner.
Sue Nyathi has been nominated for the Zimbabwe Achievers Awards 2019 in the author/writer category. The other four nominated are Thulisile Mashazi, Nomakhosazana Ndlovu, Sphetheni…View More Sue Nyathi nominated for Zimbabwe Achievers Awards 2019.