Kwame Dawes, alongside seven other writers, was announced as a recipient of the Windham-Campbell Prize 2019 on March 13, 2019. The Windham-Campbell Prize, established in…View More Kwame Dawes is Windham-Campbell Prize 2019 recipient.
The Lagos International Poetry Festival 2018 kicks off on October 31 and ends on November 4, 2018 at Freedom Park, Lagos Island. Founded in 2015,…View More Lagos International Poetry Festival 2018 at end of October.
The Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Awards 2018 nominees have been announced and feature writers and poets with African roots. They include Lesley Nneka Arimah, Peter Kimani,…View More Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Awards 2018 nominees announced.
Momtaza Mehri, Theresa Lola, and Hiwot Adilow are the joint Brunel African Poetry Prize 2018 winners. The three share the 3,000 UK pounds prize money.…View More Momtaza Mehri, Theresa Lola, Hiwot Adilow are Brunel African Poetry Prize 2018 winners.
The Brunel University African Poetry Prize is a poetry prize of £3000 aimed at the development, celebration and promotion of poetry from Africa. The prize…View More Brunel University African Poetry Prize 2016 shortlist out
We all know the Babishai Niwe Poetry Foundation which ensures that poetry gets its space at the literature table on the African continent. They have…View More Babishai Niwe poetry mentorship program for May 2016
The Sillerman First Book Prize has started to become one of the best prizes for African poets to show their chops in world poetry. Past…View More Sillerman First Book Prize 2016 open for writers
The winners of this years Brunel University African Poetry Prize 2015 with £3000 on offer were announced yesterday. The joint winners are Safia Elhillo and…View More Joint winners of Brunel University African Poetry Prize 2015 announced