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Book Digest: Leila Aboulela, Fanta Dramé, Rosanna Amaka, Jarred Thompson

We wrap up book news for our readers in our regular Book Digest segment with books from Leila Aboulela, Fanta Dramé, Rosanna Amaka, and Jarred Thompson. River Spirit by Leila Aboulela Publisher: Grove Press          Date: March 7, 2023Genre: FictionWhere to find it: Grove Press. Leila Aboulela Leila Aboulela is the first-ever winner of the Caine Prize […]

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Jarred Thompson wins Afritondo Short Story Prize 2020.

Jarred Thompson’s short story Good Help Is Hard to Find was announced the winner of the Afritondo Short Story Prize 2020 on March 27, 2020. Afritondo, a new platform that aims to connect with and tell the stories of African and black minority populations across the globe, this year announced a new award called the […]

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Writivism announces emerging writers to be molded for 2017 anthology

Writivism has announced the 29 emerging writers who will take part in the 2017 mentoring programme. The writers come from ten African countries. Every year Writivism announces those who will be groomed to be the next generation of world beaters. In something that is starting to become a Writivism tradition, the mentors who would guide […]