Writers who write in English and Portuguese are set to converge on Nairobi for the first Macondo Literary Festival to take place from September 27-29,…View More Lusophone, Anglophone authors to converge on Nairobi for Macondo Literary Festival.
The Benue Book and Arts festival 2019 is scheduled to take place in Makurdi, the capital city of Benue State in Nigeria from June 20-22,…View More Benue Book and Arts festival 2019 for Makurdi, Nigeria in June.
Nigeria’s newest imprint Cassava Shorts is set to issue titles by Chika Unigwe, Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, and Toni Kan. There’s a new imprint in Nigerian…View More Cassava Shorts to issue Chika Unigwe, Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, and Toni Kan titles.
The Prix Les Afriques 2019 longlist was announced in Geneva, Switzerland on February 17, 2019. La Cene Littéraire is an association, founded in May 2015,…View More Prix Les Afriques 2019 longlist announced in Geneva.
Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, Meryem Alaoui are the two African writers on the Prix Femina 2018 longlist. The Prix Femina was created in 1904, and each…View More Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, Meryem Alaoui make Prix Femina 2018 longlist.
Abubakar Adam Ibrahim is Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling 2018 winner. The prestigious award is given by the International Center for Journalists…View More Abubakar Adam Ibrahim is Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling 2018 winner.
An epic running of the Storymoja Festival 2017 is set for September 27 – October 1 in Nairobi, Kenya. The festival theme this year is…View More Storymoja Festival 2017 set for Nairobi
Leila Aboulela will be the headline guest at the inaugural Kaduna Book & Arts Festival to be held from July 5-8, 2017. The festival is…View More Leila Aboulela to headline Nigeria’s Kaduna Book & Arts Festival 2017
We need to see these five kickass African novels beloved by many become movies we can all watch at the movies. Those who attended the…View More Five kickass African novels that need to be made into movies
The Christmas holidays are upon us ladies and gentlemen. Like any good bibliophile, you will probably be giving books to your family and friends. If…View More Three spaces to get your Christmas book orders
Cat Hellisen is the winner of the Short Story Day Africa Prize for Short Fiction 2015. The winner has just been announced at the ongoing…View More Cat Hellisen wins Short Story Day Africa Prize 2015 #AkeFest2015
It’s finally here. After months of preparation and all the hype with the tweets and the Facebook posts and the Instagramming and all the rest,…View More Nigerian writers get paid as Ake Festival begins #AkeFest2015
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!
The Goethe Institut in Lagos hosted Elnathan John and Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, two of the hottest writers on the African continent right now, to a…View More Elnathan John and Abubakar Adam Ibrahim #OccupyGoetheLagos #Labaf2015
The British Council hosted Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, Eghosa Imasuen and Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, three heavyweights in new African writing at the Lagos National Theatre on Friday…View More British Council’s publishing Creative Hustle at the Lagos Theatre #LABAF2015