The Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study Writing Fellowships announced its fellows for 2020 on October 26, 2019. The Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS) is…View More NoViolet Bulawayo, Simphiwe Gloria Ndlovu, Malebo Sephodi for Johannesburg Institute Fellowships.
Ngugi Wa Thiong’o will be the headline guest at this year’s edition of Ake Festival 2016. Ngugi, who will sit in conversation with Okey Ndibe…View More Ngugi Wa Thiong’o to headline action packed Ake Festival 2016
The annual Caine Prize Workshop ended yesterday at the Chaminuka Lodge near Lusaka, Zambia. The participants included previous winners of the Caine Prize, those shortlisted…View More Caine Prize Workshop 2016 in Zambia concludes
The Koffi Addo Writivism Prize for Non Fiction is an annual award for non-fiction by emerging African writers resident in Ghana administered by the Center…View More The Koffi Addo Writivism Prize for Non Fiction 2016 call out
The time has arrived ladies and gentlemen. The judges of the Etisalat Prize for Literature 2015 were announced and now they are waiting for the…View More Etisalat Prize for Literature 2015: Lets go people
It was all happening at the from when a whole bunch of writers converged at Durban, South Africa on 16-21 March. This bunch of writers…View More A snapshot of the Time of the Writer 2015
The New African magazine has published its highly regarded 100 Hundred Most Influential Africans 2014 and it has some of what the team who run…View More Top Writers in New African 100 most influential list.
The International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award is an international literary award for a work of fiction, jointly sponsored by the city of Dublin, Ireland and…View More Noviolet, Chimamanda and Aminatta for IMPAC Dublin Literary Award
The Sunday Salon. It came to us in 2008 as a new space Nairobians could enjoy listening to literature apart from the Kwani Open Mic…View More The Sunday Salon with Noviolet, Jennings and Yewande
The UK based Society of Authors this past Thursday announced its annual list of its membership to get part of their annual cash awards totalling…View More Nadifa Mohamed, Noviolet Bulawayo awarded by UK Society of Authors
The last week saw one of the biggest gatherings of African writers on this continent of ours for a long while as the Writivism Festival…View More A smashing Writivism 2014
Noviolet Bulawayo, Karen Jennings and Yewande Omotoso who were shortlisted for the Etisalat Prize for African literature will be in Kenya next week. They will…View More Noviolet Bulawayo, Karen Jennings and Yewande Omotoso for Nairobi
Next week all eyes will be on Kampala, Uganda for the Writivism Festival 2014. Many events will be happening at what is gearing up to…View More Writivism: Zukiswa Wanner, NoViolet Bulawayo, Nii Ayikwei Parkes & Jeniffer Makumbi book signing
The Etisalat Prize for African literature is set to be announced in Lagos, Nigeria on Sunday with a performance by very famous artist Youssou N’dour.…View More Youssou N’dour for Etisalat Prize for African Literature 2014 Ceremony
The Man Booker Prize committee last night announced the winner of the Man Booker Prize 2013: Eleanor Catton for her 832 page book The Luminaries.…View More No Man Booker for Noviolet: Man Booker 2013 announced