Akwaeke Emezi’s debut novel Freshwater was announced the winner of the Otherwise Award 2019 on April 11, 2020. The Otherwise Award celebrates science fiction, fantasy,…View More Akwaeke Emezi’s “Freshwater” is the Otherwise Award 2019 winner.
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
Laila Lalami, Scholastique Mukasonga, and Akwaeke Emezi are finalists for the US National Book Awards 2019 announced on October 8, 2019. The US National Book…View More Laila Lalami, Scholastique Mukasonga, Akwaeke Emezi are National Book Awards 2019 finalists.
Akwaeke Emezi’s novel Pet is on the longlist for the National Book Awards 2019 in the Young People’s Literature category announced on September 16, 2019.…View More Akwaeke Emezi on US National Book Awards 2019 longlist.
Oyinkan Braithwaite and Akwaeke Emezi have made the longlist of the UK’s Women’s Prize for Fiction 2019 announced on March 4, 2019. The Women’s Prize…View More Oyinkan Braithwaite, Akwaeke Emezi make UK’s Women’s Prize for Fiction 2019 longlist.
Translations for work by Ayesha Harruna Attah, Koleka Putuma, and Akwaeke Emezi are either here or in the works. Translations are an important part of…View More Translations: Ayesha Harruna Attah, Koleka Putuma, Akwaeke Emezi.
Akwaeke Emezi is on the Wellcome Book Prize 2019 longlist announced on February 5, 2019, for her debut novel Freshwater. The Wellcome Book Prize is…View More Akwaeke Emezi on Wellcome Book Prize 2019 longlist.
Akwaeke Emezi and Ahmed Bouanani were announced as PEN America 2019 Finalists on January 24, 2019. Emezi is in the running for debut novel Freshwater…View More Akwaeke Emezi, Ahmed Bouanani are PEN America 2019 Finalists.
Akwaeke Emezi and Nafkote Tamirat are the African writers on the New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2018 list announced on November 19, 2018.…View More Akwaeke Emezi, Nafkote Tamirat on New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2018.
Akwaeke Emezi has made the US National Book Foundation “5 Under 35” 2018 honour list for the novel Freshwater. The announcement was made on September…View More Akwaeke Emezi gets US National Book Foundation “5 Under 35” 2018 honour.
The Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction 2018 Shortlist was announced on July 21, 2018. Those in the running for the prize are Chisanga Mukuka…View More Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction 2018 Shortlist announced.
The Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction 2018 longlist has been announced. The Koffi Addo Writivism Prize for Creative Non Fiction Prize is named after…View More Koffi Addo Prize for Creative Nonfiction 2018 longlist announced.
Akwaeke Emezi and Nafkote Tamirat are on the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize 2018 longlist that was announced on June 14. The Center for…View More Akwaeke Emezi, Nafkote Tamirat make Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize 2018 longlist.
Akwaeke Emezi novel Freshwater is set to be unveiled in Nigeria by Farafina in May 2018. This is the Commonwealth Prize winner’s debut novel. Akwaeke…View More Akwaeke Emezi debut novel “Freshwater” for May 2018
Akwaeke Emezi is the African regional winner for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2017 for her story Who Is Like God. She joins other winners…View More Akwaeke Emezi is Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2017 Africa region winner