Macondo Literary Festival

Lusophone, Anglophone authors to converge on Nairobi for Macondo Literary Festival.

Writers who write in English and Portuguese are set to converge on Nairobi for the first Macondo Literary Festival to take place from September 27-29,…

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Membrane: African Literatures Festival 2019

A snapshot of the “Membrane: African Literatures Festival 2019” in Stuttgart, Germany.

The Membrane: African Literatures Festival 2019 was hosted in Stuttgart, Germany from May 23-26, 2019. The Membrane: African Literatures Festival was a four-day international literature…

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Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor reads “The Dragonfly Sea” at Freedom Conversations.

Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor read an excerpt from her highly anticipated sophomore novel The Dragonfly Sea at the “Freedom Conversations” event at the Laico Regency Hotel,…

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Berlin Writing in Immigration

African writers converge for Berlin’s first African Book Festival.

Writers from across the African continent converged on Berlin for the first African Book Festival with Chris Abani as the headliner on April 26-28, 2018.…

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Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, Dilman Dila and Panashe Chigumadzi

Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, Panashe Chigumadzi for University of Iowa Writing Residency

The University of Iowa has announced the next group of participants in the 2017 edition of its legendary writing residency. The University of Iowa International…

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Lupita Nyong'o

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…

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Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor teases The Dragonfly Sea at her Oeuvre

Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor teased her new book The Dragonfly Sea at the endnote address of an Oeuvre in her honour at the African Leadership Centre…

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