The finalists for the Quramo Writers Prize 2019 have been announced today November 18, 2019, in Lagos. The Quramo Writers’ Prize is an award celebrating…View More Quramo Writers Prize 2019 finalists announced in Lagos.
The Lagos Review, a new literary journal founded by Dami Ajayi and Toni Kan, makes its official debut today September 1, 2019. Dami Ajayi and…View More Dami Ajayi and Toni Kan give us new literary journal, “The Lagos Review”.
Toni Kan’s critically acclaimed and award-winning short story collection Nights of the Creaking Bed makes its UK debut today April 30, 2019. A few days…View More Toni Kan’s “Nights of the Creaking Bed” makes UK debut.
Nigeria’s newest imprint Cassava Shorts is set to issue titles by Chika Unigwe, Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, and Toni Kan. There’s a new imprint in Nigerian…View More Cassava Shorts to issue Chika Unigwe, Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, and Toni Kan titles.
Kukogho Iruesiri Samson was announced as the GT Bank Dusty Manuscript Prize 2018 winner on June 13. Kukogho won the prize for his manuscript titled…View More Kukogho Iruesiri Samson is GT Bank Dusty Manuscript Prize 2018 winner.
The GT Bank Dusty Manuscript Prize 2018 longlist was announced on June 8, 2018. The award, open only to Nigeria nationals, has a list of…View More GT Bank’s Dusty Manuscript Prize 2018 longlist announced.
The Dusty Manuscript Contest, sponsored by GTBank, was launched in Lagos on February 8, 2018. Only Nigerian writers, organised in partnership with Okada Books and…View More The Dusty Manuscript Contest launches in Lagos (Nigeria only)
The Lagos International Poetry Festival 2017 is set to happen from November 1-5, 2017. The festival theme is “Bridges from Walls.” In 2015, a team…View More Lagos International Poetry Festival 2017 for November #lipfest2017
The Ake Arts and Book Festival 2017 will take place at the Arts and Cultural Centre, Kuto, Abeokuta on November 14-18, 2017. This year’s theme…View More Ama Ata Aidoo for Ake Arts and Book Festival 2017
Leila Aboulela will be the headline guest at the inaugural Kaduna Book & Arts Festival to be held from July 5-8, 2017. The festival is…View More Leila Aboulela to headline Nigeria’s Kaduna Book & Arts Festival 2017
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
I mentioned a few weeks ago that there was going to be a big gig at the Goethe Institut featuring authors alongside other activities. Well…View More The Authors Talk rocks Lagos
Kate Ekanem is a writer who started writing at the age of five and by age eighteen, the girl child activist, had started an initiative…View More Nigeria’s Kate Ekanem to unleash debut novel at Authors Talk Lagos
Its Valentines Day on Saturday and Ankara Press have your back for the big day. They have commissioned Toni Kan, Sarah Ladipo Manyika, Binyavanga Wainaina,…View More No Valentines Day plans? Ankara got you sorted