Zoë Wicomb, Keith Jarrett, and A. Igoni Barrett are on the judging panel of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2021 announced on September 8, 2020.…View More Zoë Wicomb, A. Igoni Barrett, Keith Jarrett to judge Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2021.
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.
A Igoni Barrett debut novel Blackass has been available to Chinese readers since 2017. We have covered A. Igoni Barrett on this blog mainly because…View More A Igoni Barrett’s debut novel “Blackass” available in Chinese.
Noor Naga was announced the Graywolf Press Africa Prize 2019 winner for her manuscript American Girl and Boy from Shobrakheit on September 12, 2019. US-based…View More Noor Naga is the Graywolf Press Africa Prize 2019 winner.
A. Igoni Barrett will reprise his role as a judge for the Graywolf Press Africa Prize 2019. Submissions for the prize open on May 1,…View More Submissions sought for A. Igoni Barrett judged Graywolf Press Africa Prize 2019.
Writers from across the African continent converged on Berlin for the first African Book Festival with Chris Abani as the headliner on April 26-28, 2018.…View More African writers converge for Berlin’s first African Book Festival.
Kenyan poet Khadija Abdalla Bajaber has been announced as the Graywolf Press Africa Prize 2018 winner for her manuscript The House of Rust. She receives…View More Khadija Abdalla Bajaber is the Graywolf Press Africa Prize 2018 winner
Novelist A. Igoni Barrett will serve as the inaugural judge of the Graywolf Press Africa Prize. The prize is worth US$12,000 to the winner. Graywolf…View More A Igoni Barrett to judge manuscript prize worth US$12,000
At this moment people are flying into Nigeria from all over world headed to Abeokuta; they are all coming to that city a couple of…View More The Ake Arts and Book Festival 2015 is here!
There are so many events in and around the African Literature sphere in the very recent. One of the one’s which I have been tracking…View More Cynthia Jele short story to kick off Long Story Short Project