We give you eight books by African authors that have been translated into several languages in 2019. Translation is a very important aspect of writing…View More Eight books by African authors that have been translated in 2019.
Koleka Putuma is the winner of the Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry 2018 for her collection Collective Amnesia in an announcement made on May…View More Koleka Putuma is Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry 2018 winner.
Dami Ajayi, Nick Makoha, and Koleka Putuma are the finalists of the Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry 2018 announced on May 24, 2019. The…View More Dami Ajayi, Nick Makoha, Koleka Putuma are Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry 2018 finalists.
Translations for work by Ayesha Harruna Attah, Koleka Putuma, and Akwaeke Emezi are either here or in the works. Translations are an important part of…View More Translations: Ayesha Harruna Attah, Koleka Putuma, Akwaeke Emezi.
Koleka Putuma debut poetry collection Collective Amnesia is now available in Spanish. It was translated by Arrate Hidalgo & Lawrence Schimel and published by Flores…View More Koleka Putuma poetry collection “Collective Amnesia” now in Spanish.
Wally Mongane Serote has been announced as the new South African Poet Laureate taking over a role that was previously filled by the late Keorapetse…View More Wally Mongane Serote is South African Poet Laureate.
Poets Koleka Putuma, Efe Paul Azino, and Titilope Sonuga have cashed in on their poetry talents with bank communication appearances. We are always happen when…View More Koleka Putuma, Efe Paul Azino, Titilope Sonuga bank on their poetry.
OkayAfrica has picked its top women for 2018 in a variety of fields. The women who made the list in African literature are Leila Aboulela,…View More OkayAfrica picks its top women in African literature 2018
Koleka Putuma was recognised as a Rising Star at the South African Mbokodo Awards 2017. On the 9th of August 1956, over 20 000 women…View More Koleka Putuma wins at Mbokodo Awards 2017
The Lagos International Poetry Festival 2017 is set to happen from November 1-5, 2017. The festival theme is “Bridges from Walls.” In 2015, a team…View More Lagos International Poetry Festival 2017 for November #lipfest2017
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
The South African Book Fair 2017 was hosted in Johannesburg from September 8-10. The festival theme was #OURSTORIES. It was a lit few days as…View More A snapshot of the South African Book Fair 2017
The South Africa National Book Week 2017 is happening in Johannesburg from September 4-10. The highlight will be the South Africa Book Fair 2017 from…View More South Africa National Book Week 2017 is on!
The Open Book Festival 2017 kicked off today in Cape Town, South Africa. The festival will run from September 6-10, 2017. The Open Book Festival…View More Open Book Festival 2017 kicks off in Cape Town, South Africa
The Johannesburg Review of Books, a new publication giving a view of world literature through African eyes, debuts on May 1, 2017. It’s been a…View More World Exclusive: The Johannesburg Review of Books debuts on May 1, 2017