Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi and Okwiri Oduor are the featured guests at the Literary Crossroads at the Goethe Nairobi on Thursday June 29, 2017. Literary Crossroads…View More Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Okwiri Oduor for Literary Crossroads in Goethe Nairobi
Nnedi Okorafor, Louise Umutoni, Imbolo Mbue, Warsan Shire, Yaa Gyasi, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Okwiri Oduor made OkayAfrica’s 100 Women list. OkayAfrica is a popular…View More Umutoni, Mbue, Shire, Gyasi, Okorafor make OkayAfrica’s 100 Women list.
The Miles Morland Foundation has announced the shortlist for the 2016 Morland Writing Scholarships. Of the twenty-two names, eleven are from Nigeria, four from South…View More Morland Writing Scholarship 2016 Shortlist announced
Its look like this year’s Writivism Festival will be the best yet. That list of guests you will meet at this festival is looking quite…View More A brief look back at Writivism Festival 2013 #TBT
Its taken its time but it is now here. The Jalada 02: Afrofuture(s) anthology was launched at midnight yesterday in Nairobi. It’s the third anthology…View More Jalada Afrofutures anthology now online
The Caine Prize 2014 winner has just been announced in London and the winner this year is Kenyan writer Okwiri Oduor. She becomes the third…View More The Caine Prize 2014 winner is Kenya’s Okwiri Oduor!
The shortlist for the Caine Prize for African literature, one of the continents hottest short story awards, has just been announced. This is the fifteenth…View More Caine Prize 2014 shortlist announced