Chibundu Onuzo’s debut novel The Spider King Daughter is now available in Italian as La figlia del Re Ragno. Chibundu Onuzo, who started writing at…
The scholars selected for the Morland Writing Scholarships 2019 was announced on November 22, 2019. The Morland Writing Scholarships for African Writers, popularly referred to…View More Morland Writing Scholarships 2019 scholars announced.
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.
The Biggest Text Book Centre opened at the Sarit Centre, Nairobi on November 19, 2019. The Text Book Centre was established in 1964 by Bachubal…View More The Biggest Text Book Centre opens in Nairobi.
The winners of the Exclusive Books IBBY SA Awards 2019 were announced in Johannesburg, South Africa on November 12, 2019. International Board on Books for…View More Exclusive Books IBBY SA Award Winners 2019 announced.
The winners of the Ghana Association of Writers Awards 2019 were announced in Accra, Ghana on Saturday, November 16, 2019. The Ghana Association of Writers…View More Ghana Association of Writers Awards 2019 winners announced in Accra.
Lunaris has made a callout for the inaugural Toyin Fálọlá Prize for entries from writers from across Africa. Here is the official communication from the…View More Inaugural Toyin Fálọlá Prize makes callout for entries.
The finalists for the Quramo Writers Prize 2019 have been announced today November 18, 2019, in Lagos. The Quramo Writers’ Prize is an award celebrating…View More Quramo Writers Prize 2019 finalists announced in Lagos.
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.
Tsitsi Dangarembga is the headline artist at the Feminart Arts and Book Festival 2019 to be hosted in Lilongwe, Malawi from November 23-24. Early in…View More Tsitsi Dangarembga to headline Malawi’s Feminart Arts and Book Festival 2019.
Laila Lalami novel The Other Americans is on the Aspen Words Literary Prize 2020 longlist announced on November 14, 2019. Also on the longlist are…View More Laila Lalami’s “The Other Americans” on US’ Aspen Words Literary Prize 2020 longlist.
The guests attending the Abantu Book Festival 2019, happening in Soweto, South Africa from December 5-8, were announced on November 14, 2019. The Abantu Book…View More Abantu Book Festival 2019 guests revealed. #AbantuBookFest
There was a reading that featured writers, including Ndinda Kioko, at the Haenalem Café, Nairobi on November 9, 2019. The writer is currently a Macdowell…View More Ndinda Kioko joins writers in Nairobi reading, now at Macdowell Colony.
South African Poet and activist Sandile Dikeni passed away in Cape Town on Saturday, November 9, 2019. Sandile Dikeni was the author of three collections…View More South African Poet and activist Sandile Dikeni has passed on.
There are eleven novelists from across Africa on Dublin International Literary Award 2020 longlist announced on Monday, November 11, 2019. The Dublin International Literary Award…View More The African novelists on the Dublin International Literary Award 2020 longlist
Oyinkan Braithwaite’s debut novel My Sister, the Serial Killer was announced winner in the “Best First Novel” category at the Anthony Awards 2019 on November…View More Oyinkan Braithwaite novel is US’ Anthony Award 2019 winner.