Shubnum Khan, Ayobami Adebayo and Mohale Mashigo

Time of the Writer 2018 panels kick off in Durban, South Africa

The Time of the Writer 2018 panels started at Tongaat Public Library and the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre on March 13, 2018. Those who would kick…

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The Time of the Writer 2018 kicks off in Durban, South Africa

The Time of the Writer 2018 kicked off with a musical performance and the introduction of the featured writers at the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre in…

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Alain Mabanckou, Ayobami Adebayo for Time of the Writer Festival 2018

Alain Mabanckou, Ayobami Adebayo for Time of the Writer Festival 2018

The line-up for the Time of the Writer Festival 2018, running from March 12-17, has been announced and it includes Alain Mabanckou, Ayobami Adebayo, and…

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Zakes Mda and Hugh Masekela chat about life, arts and everything else

A snapshot of the South African Book Fair 2017

The South African Book Fair 2017 was hosted in Johannesburg from September 8-10. The festival theme was #OURSTORIES. It was a lit few days as…

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Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

Meet the mentors of Writivism 2017

Writivism has unveiled its mentors for 2017. Those mentoring in English will be, Chuma Nwokolo, Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Dami Ajayi, Yewande Omotoso, Tiah Beautement, Tendai…

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Petina Gappah

African writers threaten City of Durban with lawsuit

Professionals in the literary industry are up in arms against the City of Durban for lack of payment for the ARTiculate Africa festival 2017. The…

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Patrick Okigbo, Kinna Likimani, Hellon Habila, Aisha Osori and Panashe Chigumadzi

Authors and books at the Ake Arts and Book Festival 2016

It was a special time in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria as the Ake Arts and Book Festival rolled into town from 15-19th November 2016. The…

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Abantu Book Festival 2016 announces confirmed guests

The Abantu Festival 2016 set for 06 – 10 December in Soweto, South Africa have announced some of their guests and the lineup is epic.…

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