Kenyan writer Makena Onjerika is the Caine Prize for African Writing 2018 winner for her short story Fanta Blackcurrant, published in Wasafiri (2017). The ceremony was…View More Makena Onjerika is Caine Prize for African Writing 2018 winner.
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 Nommo Awards 2018 shortlists for the best novel, novella, short story and graphic novel by an African this year have been announced. The Nommo…View More African Speculative Fiction Society’s Nommo Awards 2018 shortlists announced
The shortlists for the Sunday Times Literary Awards 2016 were announced over the weekend. There are two awards available to the writers in the awards;…View More Sunday Times Literary Awards 2016 shortlists announced
In 1985, American artists led by Michael Jackson and Lionel Ritchie came up with a song called We Are The World to help the people…View More South African writers support their strays with new anthology
The “Short Sharp Stories Award” for South African short-story fiction curated by Joanne Hichens is presented each year by the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown.…View More Short Sharp Stories Award to feature at Mzansi’s National Arts Festival
Author Henrietta Rose-Innes is a South African with four books to her credit. The first two of her books Shark’s Egg (2001) and The Rock…View More Henrietta Rose-Innes on winning the Francoise Sommer Literary Prize