Toni Kan’s critically acclaimed and award-winning short story collection Nights of the Creaking Bed makes its UK debut today April 30, 2019. A few days…View More Toni Kan’s “Nights of the Creaking Bed” makes UK debut.
Nigeria’s newest imprint Cassava Shorts is set to issue titles by Chika Unigwe, Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, and Toni Kan. There’s a new imprint in Nigerian…View More Cassava Shorts to issue Chika Unigwe, Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, and Toni Kan titles.
Nigerian Prize for Literature 2017 winner Ikeogu Oke has passed on. The poet died from a short illness on Sunday, November 26, 2018. Nigerian poet…View More Nigerian Prize for Literature 2017 winner Ikeogu Oke has passed on.
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.
Alain Mabanckou is on the Man Booker International Prize 2017 Longlist that has been announced today. The Man Booker International Prize is awarded every year…View More Alain Mabanckou makes Man Booker International Prize 2017 Longlist
Buchi Emecheta the author of numerous novels passed away in London, UK on January 25th 2017. Tributes from all over the African literary community have…View More Tributes flood in for legendary Nigerian author Buchi Emecheta
Chika Unigwe is one of the judges who have been announced for the 2017 Man Booker International Prize 2017. Chika Unigwe is the author of novels like…View More Chika Unigwe is a Man Booker International Prize 2017 judge
The Christmas holidays are upon us ladies and gentlemen. Like any good bibliophile, you will probably be giving books to your family and friends. If…View More Three spaces to get your Christmas book orders
It official. Ugandan writer and poet Mildred Barya has been selected as the 2015 winner of the Sylt Foundation African Writer´s Residency Award. The residency…View More Mildred Barya wins Sylt Foundation African Writer´s Residency Award 2015
The short list for the Writivism Short Story Competition 2015 has been announced by Chika Unigwe the chair of the judging panel. She was helped…View More The Writivism Short Story Prize Shortlist 2015 out
There are so many events in and around the African Literature sphere in the very recent. One of the one’s which I have been tracking…View More Cynthia Jele short story to kick off Long Story Short Project
This morning I spent time reading a two part series from ThisIsAfrica.me, a website that does a lot of writing about the identity of Africans.…View More Why TIA’s ‘We need new stories’ is a pile of unmentionable