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 US’ 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 Frontieres Virtual Literary Festival from May 25 – June 1, 2020. The…View More Afrolit Sans Frontieres Virtual Literary Festival 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.
Tanatsei Gambura and Clementine Burnley on Amsterdam Open Book Prize shortlist announced on February 9, 2020. Amsterdam Open Book Prize is an initiative of the…View More Tanatsei Gambura, Clementine Burnley on Amsterdam Open Book Prize shortlist.
Cheswayo Mphanza was announced the winner of the Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poetry 2020 on February 1, 2020. The Sillerman First Book Prize…View More Cheswayo Mphanza is Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poetry 2020 winner.
Kearoma Mosata was announced the winner of the Poetavango Award for Short Fiction 2019 in Maun, Botswana on December 30, 2019. The Poetavango Award for…View More Kearoma Mosata wins Botswana’s Poetavango Award for Short Fiction 2019.
The Feminart Arts and Book Festival 2019 was hosted in venues around Lilongwe, Malawi from November 23-24, 2019. Here is the keynote by the festival…View More Tsitsi Dangarembga: Feminist Survival in Conservative Society. (Feminart Arts and Book Festival keynote)
Tsitsi Dangarembga and Thandi Sebe were the final acts at the Artistic Encounters series for 2019 at the Goethe-Institut Nairobi on November 27, 2019. They…View More Tsitsi Dangarembga, Thandi Sebe wrap up Artistic Encounters for 2019.
Tsitsi Dangarembga and Thandi Sebe are the last artists of the year to feature in the 2019 Artistic Encounters series at the Goethe-Institut Nairobi on…View More Tsitsi Dangarembga, Thandi Sebe to wrap up Artistic Encounters in 2019 on November 27.
Noviolet Bulawayo’s award-winning debut novel We Need New Names is available in Italian as C‘è Bisogno Di Nuovi Nomi. In 2011, Noviolet Bulawayo won the…View More Noviolet Bulawayo’s “We Need New Names” available in Italian.
The Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study Writing Fellowships announced its fellows for 2020 on October 26, 2019. The Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS) is…View More NoViolet Bulawayo, Simphiwe Gloria Ndlovu, Malebo Sephodi for Johannesburg Institute Fellowships.
The shortlist for the Morland Writing Scholarships 2019 was announced today, October 25, 2019. The Morland Writing Scholarships for African Writers, popularly referred to as…View More Morland Writing Scholarships 2019 shortlist announced.