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The African novelists on the Dublin International Literary Award 2020 longlist

There are eleven novelists from across Africa on Dublin International Literary Award 2020 longlist announced on Monday, November 11, 2019. The Dublin International Literary Award is presented annually for a novel written in English or translated into English to promote excellence in world literature. The prize worth €100,000, sponsored by the Dublin City Council, Ireland, […]

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Three African books are Lambda Literary Awards 2019 finalists.

Uzodinma Iweala, Trifonia Melibea Obono, and The Gerald Kraak Award Anthology are Lambda Literary Awards 2019 finalists. The Lambda Literary Awards, or the “Lammys,” as they are known are an award of Lambda Literary, the United States oldest and largest literary arts organization advancing LGBTQ literature. Previous winners of the awards from Africa include Chike […]


Five kickass African novels that need to be made into movies

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 recently ended Writivism 2016 must have been pleased to find that they could watch one of the continents most beloved books turned movie; Chimamanda Adichie’s Half of A Yellow Sun. […]