Here is a list of virtual literary events across Africa to keep you busy during the shutdowns as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. 2020.…View More Covid-19: Virtual literary events across Africa to look out for during the lockdown.
The Royal Society of Literature’s Ondaatje Prize 2019 longlist, featuring Aminatta Forna, Emmanuel Iduma, and Jamal Mahjoub, was announced on March 27, 2019. The Royal…View More The Ondaatje Prize 2019 longlist features three Africans
Founders and editors of Saraba wrote love letters to the literary journal as it turned ten on February 15, 2019. In 2008, a writing workshop…View More Literary journal “Saraba” is ten!
The Ake Arts and Book Festival 2017 will take place at the Arts and Cultural Centre, Kuto, Abeokuta on November 14-18, 2017. This year’s theme…View More Ama Ata Aidoo for Ake Arts and Book Festival 2017
Book bloggers are a very important lot in the African literary ecosystem and on Thursday afternoon some of the most well-known ones strutted their stuff…View More Book bloggers strut their stuff at #AkeFest2015
So I have finally uploaded all the videos that I took at the Storymoja Festival 2015 that happened this month. The videos were taken over…View More YouTube Videos from the Storymoja Festival 2015
The last day of the Storymoja Festival 2015 was on Sunday. The Arboretum, like the name tells you, is a place dedicated to trees so…View More Storymoja Festival 2015: Blog numero deux
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