José Eduardo Agualusa

Six Africans make the Dublin International Literary Award 2017 longlist

Five Africans Mia Couto, Kamel Daoud, Yasmina Khadra, Chigozie Obioma, José Eduardo Agualusa, and Alaa Al Aswany made the Dublin International Literary Award 2017 longlist…

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Etisalat Prize for Literature 2015 longlist announced

The longlist for the Etisalat Prize for Literature for 2015 was announced today. The prize launched in June 2013 as the first pan-African prize pen…

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Chigozie Obioma takes FT/Oppenheimer Funds Emerging Voices Fiction Award 2015

Its official ladies. Nigerian writer Chigozie Obioma’s novel The Fishermen is the winner of the inaugural FT/OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Fiction Award. Obioma beat other worthy…

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FT/Oppenheimer Fund Emerging Voices shortlists announced

A few weeks ago I talked about this amazing new opportunity for African creatives from the Oppenheimer fund supported by Financial Times. Oppenheimer for those…

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FT / OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Award 2015 long list out

In February I blogged about these FT / OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Awards where writers, film makers and visual artists would be eligible for cash prizes…

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Scholastique Mukasonga

FT/Oppenheimer Fund Emerging Voices shortlists announced

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