Ellah Allfrey on Man Booker Prize 2015 judges panel

A few months ago I was in pain. Without an African author on the short or long list of the Booker Prize for 2014 I was left bereft and I put out an appeal to the organisers of this most respected literary prize. I’m not saying my letter had any effect (I believe it had […]

Awards Zimbabwe

Noviolet Bulawayo takes home Etisalat Prize 2014

Zimbabwean writer Noviolet Bulawayo is the winner of the inaugural Etisalat Prize for Africa Literature in a ceremony in Lagos, Nigeria last night. This has been a long journey to recognize the best African writer on the African continent in the last one year. The process had gone through a rigorous process starting with a […]