Tsitsi Dangarembga’s This Mournable Body is on the shortlist for the St Francis College Literary Prize 2019 announced on August 15, 2019. The St Francis…View More Tsitsi Dangarembga on US St. Francis College Literary Prize 2019 shortlist.
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 Lagos International Poetry Festival 2017 is set to happen from November 1-5, 2017. The festival theme is “Bridges from Walls.” In 2015, a team…View More Lagos International Poetry Festival 2017 for November #lipfest2017
The Sillerman First Book Prize has started to become one of the best prizes for African poets to show their chops in world poetry. Past…View More Sillerman First Book Prize 2016 open for writers
A few months ago I spoke about the Edgar Allan Poe Awards (popularly called the Edgars), named after Edgar Allan Poe, which are presented every…View More Chris Abani wins Best Paperback Original at Edgar awards 2015
The Edgar Allan Poe Awards (popularly called the Edgars), named after Edgar Allan Poe, are presented every year by the Mystery Writers of America, based…View More Chris Abani makes Edgar Awards 2015 shortlist