Marlon James presented his newest novel Black Leopard, Red Wolf at Liverpool Black History Month on October 14, 2020. He was moderated by Irenosen Okojie.…
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.
The One Read App offering for this month, Nnamdi Ehirim’s Prince of Monkeys, was revealed on October 6, 2020. One Read is a mobile application,…View More Nnamdi Ehirim’s “Prince of Monkeys” for One Read in October 2020.
The Decolonial Passage, a new journal founded by Los Angeles, USA-based Audrey Shipp, seeks your entries. Decolonial Passage is a new journal for writers of…View More Audrey Shipp’s “The Decolonial Passage” seeks your entries.
The shortlists for the US National Book Awards 2020 was announced on October 6, 2020. Here are the African American nominees still in the running.…View More African Americans on the US National Book Awards 2020 shortlists.
Afrolit Sans Frontières, the virtual literary festival for writers of African origin, has announced that they will run an African languages festival from October 26…View More Afrolit Sans Frontières announces African languages festival in October.
The shortlists for the South African Literary Awards 2020 were announced on October 5, 2020. The South African Literary Awards, popularly referred to as the…View More South African Literary Awards 2020 shortlists announced.
Sport is an important part of almost every culture. Its significance helps it to permeate other parts of life, making its way into daily conversations,…View More Biographies of Black Sports Stars You Should Definitely Read.
Jacqueline Woodson, N.K. Jemisin, Fred Moten, and Tressie McMillan Cottom were among 21 recipients of the 2020 MacArthur Foundation “genius grants” announced on October 6,…View More African American writers, poet receive MacArthur foundation “Genius Grant” 2020
Poetry Africa 2020, the annual poetry bonanza presented by the Centre for Creative Arts at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa, runs from October…View More Poetry Africa 2020, running virtually, kicks off on October 12.
Jackie Phamotse and Trevor Noah are two of the winners at the SA Book Awards 2020 announced on October 1, 2020. The SA Book Awards…View More Jackie Phamotse, Trevor Noah win at SA Book Awards 2020.
Lola Olufemi, Sharma Taylor, and Joshua Idehen are on the shortlists for the Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2020 announced on October 6, 2020.…View More Lola Olufemi, Sharma Taylor, Joshua Idehen on Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2020 shortlists.
Hemley Boum, Léonora Miano, Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse, Gaelle Belem and Youssouf Amine Elalamy are finalists for the Prix des cinq continents de la Francophonie 2020…View More African, Caribbean finalists of Prix des Cinq Continents de la Francophonie 2020
Koleka Putuma announced that her debut poetry collection Collective Amnesia will be available as an audiobook from October 7 on September 30, 2020. Koleka Putuma…View More Koleka Putuma announces poetry collection “Collective Amnesia” as an audiobook.
Kadiri Alex was announced the winner of the Quramo Writers’ Prize 2020 at the closing ceremony of the Quramo Festival of Words (QFest2020) on October…View More Kadiri Alex is Quramo Writers’ Prize 2020 winner.
Scholastique Mukasonga launched Igifu at Transnational Series Presents on September 30, 2020. She was in conversation with Maaza Mengiste with translation by Omar Berrada. Scholastique Mukasonga…View More Scholastique Mukasonga launches “Igifu” at Transnational Series Presents.