Ayobami Adebayo, Sara Collins, Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Léonora Miano, and Johary Ravaloson, are on the shortlist for Prix Les Afriques 2020 announced on August 12,…View More Prix Les Afriques 2020 shortlist announced.
It has emerged that Ayobami Adebayo is the winner of the 9mobile Prize for Literature 2017 for her debut novel Stay With Me today, August…View More Ayobami Adebayo is 9mobile Prize for Literature 2017 winner.
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…View More The Writivism 2019 mentors have been announced.
Founders and editors of Saraba wrote love letters to the literary journal as it turned ten on February 15, 2019. In 2008, a writing workshop…View More Literary journal “Saraba” is ten!
Ayobami Adebayo’s debut novel Stay With Me is now available in French. The book was released in France by Editions Charleston on January 9, 2019.…View More Ayobami Adebayo’s “Stay With Me” now in French.
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.…View More Three Africans on Dublin International Literary Award 2019 longlist.
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.
Ayobami Adebayo and Lesley Nneka Arimah join 82 other artists from all over the world as MacDowell Fellows 2018. The MacDowell Colony is a US…View More Ayobami Adebayo, Lesley Nneka Arimah are MacDowell Fellows 2018
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…View More Ayobami Adebayo, Lesley Nneka Arimah, Marcus Low make 9mobile Prize for Literature 2017 shortlist
Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀̀ is the Future Awards Africa Prize for Art & Culture 2017 winner. The award was given at a ceremony at the Federal Palace…View More Ayobami Adebayo is Future Awards Africa Prize 2017 winner
Peter Kimani, Ayobami Adebayo, Nnedi Okorafor, and Trevor Noah have made the New York Times Notable Books of 2017. The New York Times, a US…View More Kimani, Adebayo, Okorafor, Noah make New York Times Notable Books of 2017
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…View More 9mobile Prize for Literature 2017 longlist announced
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…View More Ama Ata Aidoo for Ake Arts and Book Festival 2017
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…View More South Africa National Book Week 2017 is on!
The headline act for the South African Book Fair 2017 set to happen from September 8-10 is legendary author Zakes Mda. The festival theme is…View More Zakes Mda to headline South Africa Book Fair 2017 in September