Zukiswa Wanner, Chike Frankie Edozien, Kalaf Epalanga, and Leye Adenle wrapped up day three of Season 2 of the Afrolit Sans Frontieres Virtual Literary Festival…View More Zukiswa Wanner, Chike Frankie Edozien, Kalaf Epalanga, and Leye Adenle at Afrolit Sans Frontieres.
The Afrolit Sans Frontieres Virtual Literary Festival, an initiative of writers of African origin curated by Zukiswa Wanner, kicks off on the Internet from March…View More Afrolit Sans Frontieres Virtual Literary Festival kicks off on March 23.
The Syncity NG anniversary anthology and prize winners were announced on July 17, 2019. Syncity NG was founded by Nigerian writer Cynthia Osuchukwu as a…View More Syncity NG anniversary anthology and prize winners announced.
The Syncity NG Anniversary Anthology and Prize shortlist was announced on April 12, 2019. Syncity NG is a platform that showcases the best of African…View More Syncity NG Anniversary Anthology and Prize shortlist announced.
Leye Adenle is on the shortlist for CrimeFest’s eDunnit Award 2019 for his book When Trouble Sleeps. CRIMEFEST is a convention for people who like…View More Leye Adenle makes UK CrimeFest’s eDunnit Award 2019 shortlist.
The Syncity NG Anniversary Anthology and Prize longlist was announced on March 27, 2019. Syncity NG, founded by Mystique Syn Osuchukwu, is a platform that…View More Syncity NG Anniversary Anthology and Prize longlist announced.
The mentors for Writivism 2019 were announced by the Kampala, Uganda headquartered initiative on March 16, 2019. Writivism, the project of writing as activism, that…View More The Writivism 2019 mentors have been announced.
Leye Adenle and Mukoma Wa Ngugi are the judges for a new anthology by Nigerian literary blog Syncity NG. Syncity NG founded by Mystique Syn…View More Leye Adenle, Mukoma Wa Ngugi to judge Nigeria’s Syncity NG anthology. (Nigeria only)
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.
Writers from across the African continent converged on Nantes, France at the Alain Mabanckou powered Atlantide Literature Festival 2018 on February 15 to 18, 2018.…View More African writers converge on Alain Mabanckou powered Atlantide 2018
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
A list of literary events happening across Africa in March 2017. March 3rd, 2017. Friday. Event: An evening with Amara Nicole Okolo Venue: Goethe Lagos…View More Literary events across Africa for March 2017
Channels Book Club, one of the few TV shows on the continent dedicated to books, have unveiled their top 20 Nigerian Books of 2016. Some…View More Channels Book Club unveils their top 20 Nigerian Books of 2016
It was a special time in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria as the Ake Arts and Book Festival rolled into town from 15-19th November 2016. The…View More Authors and books at the Ake Arts and Book Festival 2016