Ellah Wakatama Allfrey is the new Chairperson of the Caine Prize for African Writing. The Zimbabwe-born publisher takes over from Dr Delia Jarrett-Macauley. The Caine…View More Ellah Wakatama Allfrey is new Caine Prize for African Writing Chairperson.
Tsitsi Dangarembga, Olumide Popoola, and Ellah Wakatama Allfrey were the first on stage at the African Book Festival 2019 in Berlin, Germany on April 4,…View More Dangarembga, Popoola, Wakatama Allfrey at African Book Festival 2019 opening round. #ABF2019
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 Asmara-Addis Literary Festival (In Exile) 2019 was hosted in Brussels, Belgium on February 9, 2019. It was hosted as part of the Afropolitan Festival…View More Afropolitan Festival 2019 hosts Asmara-Addis Literary Festival (In Exile) 2019.
The Morland Writing Scholars 2018 have been announced today, Tuesday, November 27, 2018. The four are Edwige Renee Dro, Kola Tubosun, Sibabalwe Oscar Masinyana, and…View More Dro, Tubosun, Masinyana, Ndlovu are Morland Writing Scholars 2018.
The African Writers Trust hosted a mentoring and training workshop moderated by Ellah Wakatama Allfrey alongside Demere Kitunga and Catherine Mark. The workshop was hosted…View More African Writers Trust workshop hosted in Kampala, Uganda.
The Morland Writing Scholarships 2018 shortlist has been announced today with twenty writers from ten African countries in the running. The Morland Writing Scholarship is…View More Morland Writing Scholarships 2018 shortlist announced.
The cover for Panashe Chigumadzi’s second publication These Bones Will Rise Again from United Kingdom based publisher Indigo Press has been revealed. In October 2017,…View More Panashe Chigumadzi’s “These Bones Will Rise Again” cover revealed
Chinua Achebe’s work Things Fall Apart at 60 was celebrated with readings by some of the most well-known African writers working today at the South…View More Chinua Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart” at 60 celebration
The wait is over as the winners of the Morland Writing Scholarships 2017 were announced on December 5, 2017. They are Alemseged Tesfai, Bryony Rheam,…View More Miles Morland Writing Scholarships 2017 winners announced
The Miles Morland Foundation has announced the shortlist of 21 names for the 2017 Morland Writing Scholarships. The Morland Writing Scholarship is an annual award…View More The Miles Morland Scholarship 2017 shortlist announced
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 Morland Writing scholarships 2016 winners have been announced and they are Abdul Adan (Somalia), Ayesha Harruna Attah (Ghana), Lidudumalingani Mqombothi (South Africa), and Nneoma Ike-Njoku…View More Morland Writing scholarships 2016 winners announced
The Miles Morland Foundation has just announced the winners of Morland Writing Scholarships for 2015. The winners each receive a grant of ₤18,000 to allow…View More Morland Writing Scholarship Awards 2015 winners announced
Commonwealth Writers is an organisation that aims to unearth, develop and promote the best writing from across the Commonwealth. That’s the countries that used to…View More Commonwealth writers seek non-fiction from Africa