Writivism 2019 mentors

The Writivism 2019 mentors have been announced.

The mentors for Writivism 2019 were announced by the Kampala, Uganda headquartered initiative on March 16, 2019. Writivism, the project of writing as activism, that…

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Three Africans on Dublin International Literary Award 2019 longlist.

Three Africans on Dublin International Literary Award 2019 longlist.

Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀, Zinzi Clemmons, and Omar El Akkad are the three Africans on the Dublin International Literary Award 2019 longlist announced on November 19, 2018.…

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Berlin Writing in Immigration

African writers converge for Berlin’s first African Book Festival.

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.…

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9mobile Prize for Literature 2018 shorlist

Ayobami Adebayo, Lesley Nneka Arimah, Marcus Low make 9mobile Prize for Literature 2017 shortlist

The 9mobile Prize for Literature 2017 shortlist has been announced and the three writers in the running for Africa’s richest prize for a debut novel…

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9Mobile Prize Literature 2017 longlist

9mobile Prize for Literature 2017 longlist announced

The nine books on the longlist for the 9mobile Prize for Literature 2017, formerly the Etisalat Prize, have been announced. The 9mobile Prize for Literature…

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Ama Ata Aidoo

Ama Ata Aidoo for Ake Arts and Book Festival 2017

The Ake Arts and Book Festival 2017 will take place at the Arts and Cultural Centre, Kuto, Abeokuta on November 14-18, 2017. This year’s theme…

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South Africa National Book Week 2017

South Africa National Book Week 2017 is on!

The South Africa National Book Week 2017 is happening in Johannesburg from September 4-10. The highlight will be the South Africa Book Fair 2017 from…

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Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀̀

Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀̀ makes Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction 2017 shortlist

Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀̀ has made the shortlist for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction 2017 announced on April 4th, 2017. The Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction…

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