Batsirai Chigama, Shadreck Chikoti, Soukaina Habiballah, Tade Ipadeola, Amira-Géhanne Khalfallah, Samuel Menghesteab, Martha Mukaiwa, and Yamkela Tywakadi are the African writers to take part in…View More Meet the African writers for the Iowa International Writing Program 2019.
Binyavanga Wainaina was honoured at a ceremony at the Story Club Art Cafe in Lilongwe, Malawi on August 24, 2019. Binyavanga Wainaina shot to continental…View More Binyavanga Wainaina honoured in ceremony in Malawi.
It was a rocking evening at the Goethe Institut in Nairobi as Kenyan actor Abu Sense gave a performance portraying Malawian writer Shadreck Chikoti’s Azotus…View More Shadreck Chikoti, Abu Sense blow away Nairobi at Artistic Encounters 2019 opening.
Shadreck Chikoti and Abu Sense will be the first artists to rock the stage for Artistic Encounters in 2019 at the Goethe Institut Nairobi on…View More Shadreck Chikoti, Abu Sense kick off Artistic Encounters 2019.
The guest list for Berlin’s African Book Festival 2019 has been unveiled. The festival curated by writer and filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga runs from April 4-7,…View More Berlin’s African Book Festival 2019 guest list unveiled.
The Feminart Arts and Book Festival 2019 is set to be hosted in Lilongwe, Malawi from October 11-13. This inaugural edition will be run by a team…View More Meet the team running Malawi’s Feminart Arts and Book Festival 2019.
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 Writivism Short Story Prize 2018 longlist was been announced on Tuesday, June 25, 2018. The longlist of ten features writers from Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya,…View More Writivism Short Story Prize 2018 longlist announced.
We need to see these five kickass African novels beloved by many become movies we can all watch at the movies. Those who attended the…View More Five kickass African novels that need to be made into movies
Shadreck Chikoti will be the headline guest of the Tilembe Literary Festival the first in Zambia’s history. The literary festival has been making its march…View More Shadreck Chikoti to headline Zambia’s Tilembe Literary Festival 2016
The Imagine Africa 500 anthology featuring some of the continent’s leading names in speculative fiction this month. It will make its online debut on April…View More Shadreck Chikoti’s Imagine Africa 500 anthology out on April 30
Alfred Msadala, a poet, short story writer and critic from Malawi, launched War Drums Are Beating; discourses off the anthill at the Blantyre Sports Club…View More Malawi’s Alfred Msadala launches War Drums are Beating in Blantyre
This past month the The Story Club of Malawi hosted an international literary session at the Crossroad Hotel’s auditorium in Lilongwe. The evening included author…View More Images from the Malawi Story Club’s International literary session
A few weeks ago I mentioned that Rwandan writers were asked to submit stories for a new anthology. The deadline came and went and Huza…View More Mentors start signing up for Rwanda anthology
The Story Club is an initiative started by Malawian writer Shadreck Chikoti and launched in Lilongwe, Malawi in December 2013. The Club has organised several…View More Images from the ‘Imagine Africa 500’ workshop in Malawi