Hohe Awards

Ethiopia’s Hohe Award 2019 winners announced in Addis Ababa.

The winners of the Hohe Awards 2019, Ethiopia’s premier literary awards, were announced in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on October 22, 2019.

The HOHE Awards were set up in 2016 to promote creative writing and the reading culture in Ethiopia. They confer awards for writing poetry, writing for children as well as long fiction in English and Amharic.

Here are the winners in the different categories;


The announcements were made in Amharic so our curation of this blog is done with the assistance of Google and Facebook translate. If you have a better translation we would love to see it.

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