Lunaris has made a callout for the inaugural Toyin Fálọlá Prize for entries from writers from across Africa. Here is the official communication from the…View More Inaugural Toyin Fálọlá Prize makes callout for entries.
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.
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.
Ngugi Wa Thiong’o and Mukoma Wa Ngugi were the two players in the Dr Joyce Nyairo moderated “Duel on the Ridges” at the St Pauls…View More Ngugi Wa Thiong’o, Mukoma Wa Ngugi in “Duel on the Ridges.”
In the African Literary Podcast Season 2 Episode 2 and 3 we give you the audio of Mukoma Wa Ngugi’s keynote address and eulogise Zimbabwe…View More African Literary Podcast Season 2 Episodes 2 and 3
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)
Author, poet, and scholar Mukoma Wa Ngugi gave a keynote address on the complicated relationship between Africans and African Americans. The keynote was given at…View More Mukoma Wa Ngugi gives keynote address on Africans and African Americans
Artists for Goethe-Institut Kenya’s Artistic Encounters 2019 have been announced by series creator and curator Zukiswa Wanner. In 2017, the Goethe-Institut introduced Kenyan audiences to…View More Goethe-Institut Kenya’s Artistic Encounters 2019 artists announced.
The French language translation of Mukoma Wa Ngugi’s Black Star Nairobi is almost here. Many readers of this blog are familiar with the writing of…View More Mukoma Wa Ngugi’s “Black Star Nairobi” French language edition imminent.
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.
Mukoma Wa Ngugi, Namwali Serpell, Ainehi Edoro-Glines and Mulenga Kapwepwe are the judges of the Kalemba Short Story Prize 2018. In October last year we…View More Meet the judges for the Kalemba Short Story Prize 2018
The headline act for the South African Book Fair 2017 set to happen from September 8-10 is legendary author Zakes Mda. The festival theme is…View More Zakes Mda to headline South Africa Book Fair 2017 in September
Sunday was the final day of the Writivism Festival 2015. The day when we would be knowing the winner of this year’s Short Story Prize…View More Writivism Festival 2015 Day 5: Languages, Afrikology and a sex panel
*Jeff Koinange voice* What a day! What a series of master classes! What a panel! What a speech by the one and only TSISTI DANGAREMBGA!…View More Writivism Day 1: Master Classes, Panel, Tsitsi and Rolex