Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, Dr Jacinta Victoria Muinde, and Harris Dousemetzis were the winners at the African Studies Association UK awards 2020 announced on September 10, 2020.…View More Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, Dr Jacinta Victoria Muinde win African Studies Association UK 2020 awards.
Muthoni Garland, Chuma Nwokolo, and Bibi Bakare-Yusuf were announced as judges for the Morland African Writing Scholarships 2020 on June 15, 2020. The award is…View More Morland African Writing Scholarships 2020 judges unveiled.
Dozens of women publishers and other women professionals in their industry congregated for the PublisHer forum in Nairobi on June 13, 2019. The International Publishers…View More International Publishers Association Nairobi Seminar: PublisHer forum
The judges for the Morland Writing Scholarships 2019 Muthoni Garland, Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, and Otosirieze Obi-Young were announced today, May 1, 2019. The Morland Writing Scholarship,…View More Morland Writing Scholarships 2019 judges announced.
The guest list for Berlin’s African Book Festival 2019 has been unveiled. The festival curated by writer and filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga runs from April 4-7,…View More Berlin’s African Book Festival 2019 guest list unveiled.
The Abantu Book Festival 2018 artist line up was announced on the event’s social media platforms on October 23, 2018. The festival now in its…View More Abantu Book Festival 2018 artist line up unveiled.
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.
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
The New African’s 100 most influential Africans list 2016 include a healthy number of those in the book business from all corners of the continent.…View More Mgqolozana, Mabanckou, Golakai make New African’s 100 Most Influential Africans 2016 List
The theme at the Ake Festival 2015 this year was Engaging The Fringe. This meant that there were events that focused on genres and creative…View More Engaging the Fringe at the Ake Festival #AkeFest2015
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
The Lagos Book & Art Festival is set to happen at the Freedom Park in Lagos from November 13 – 15. This year’s festival which…View More The Lagos Book & Art Festival 2015 is coming!