The shortlist for the AKO Caine Prize for African Writing 2021 has been announced today, June 2, 2021. It features Doreen Baingana, Meron Hadero, Rémy…View More AKO Caine Prize for African Writing 2021 shortlist announced.
The Ahmed Aidarus-founded Jahazi Press, which started operations on September 1, 2020, is Kenya’s newest publishing outfit. Ahmed Aidarus is one of the most recognisable…View More Introducing Kenya’s newest publishing outfit: Jahazi Press.
Ashley Hickson-Lovence featured at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 5 from London, UK on Sunday, August 2, 2020. He was moderated by Troy Onyango. Afrolit Sans…View More Ashley Hickson-Lovence at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 5.
The longlist for Short Story Day Africa 2018 has been announced. Short Story Day Africa is a prize that recognises African short story writers while…View More Short Story Day Africa 2018 longlist announced.
The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story! 2018 longlist was announced on October 25, 2018. The Short Story is Dead, Long Live…View More The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story! 2018 longlist announced.
Troy Onyango, TJ Benson and Socrates Mbamalu are the latest recipients of the Ebedi International Writers Residency. They began their residency on May 2, 2018.…View More Troy Onyango, TJ Benson and Socrates Mbamalu at Ebedi International Writers Residency.
The #KigaliLit session that happens regularly in Kigali, Rwanda this past month featured writers who had been attending the Caine Prize workshop in the East…View More Caine Prize workshop participants feature at #KigaliLit
The Miles Morland Foundation hosted some of the hottest writers on the continent for a Creative writer’s workshop in Uganda on July 8-15, 2017. The…View More Miles Morland Foundation hosts African Writers in Uganda
Short Story Day, Goethe Institut have announced participants to take part in ID Flow Workshop across the continent. The workshops will be facilitated by Efemia…View More Short Story Day Africa, Goethe Institut announce ID Flow Workshop Participants
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
Panashe Chigumadzi, Nneoma Ike-Njoku and Troy Onyango are three of the six writers that Transition Magazine have nominated for the Pushcart Prize. The Pushcart Prize is…View More Pushcart Prize 2016 nominations: Panashe Chigumadzi, Nneoma Ike-Njoku and Troy Onyango
Update: A previous version of this blog indicated that Redscar McOdindo K’Oyuga won the poetry prize. The prize givers have since withdrawn his award after it emerged…View More Nyanza Literary Festival 2016 winners announced in Kisumu