Industry: Literature

Love Grows Stronger in Death book reading event to commemorate Mental Health Awareness Month

In honor of Global Mental Health Awareness Month, Witsprouts is set to host a book reading doubling as a launch…

Eniola Emmanuel 2 Min Read

Yaa Gyasi’s ‘Transcendent Kingdom’ to be Developed into TV Series by Yvonne Orji

Yaa Gyasi’s novel Transcendent Kingdom has been optioned for TV by Sony Pictures Television, with the talented Yvonne Orji as the producer.…

James Melbin 3 Min Read

Tomi Adeyemi Releases Dates for Children of Anguish and Anarchy US Book Tour

Tomi Adeyemi’s “Children of Anguish and Anarchy”: The eagerly anticipated final installment in the Legacy of Orïsha trilogy by Tomi…

James Melbin 2 Min Read

Check Out This First Look at Bernardine Evaristo’s Mr Loverman TV Series

The BBC recently offered a tantalizing glimpse into the upcoming Mr Loverman TV series, based on Booker Prize-winning author Bernardine…

James Melbin 2 Min Read

Lebogang Mashile’s Poetry Illuminates Tutu Puoane’s Latest Album

Tutu Puoane, a distinguished jazz artist from South Africa, has unveiled her latest musical offering, "Wrapped in Rhythm (Vol. I)."…

James Melbin 3 Min Read

Uzodinma Iweala Steps Down as CEO of The Africa Center After 7 Years of Leading the Charge for African Culture

After serving as the CEO of the Africa Center for seven years, Uzodinma Iweala is set to resign from his…

James Melbin 4 Min Read

Africa Migration Report: An Anthology of Poems is Accepting Submissions Until May 25

Submissions are now open for the poetry anthology Africa Migration Report: An Anthology of Poems, organized by Forced Migration and…

James Melbin 3 Min Read

Willow Smith’s Debut Novel Combines African and Viking Folklore

Willow Smith’s debut novel, “Black Shield Maiden,” is a powerful historical saga set to publish this May with Del Rey…

James Melbin 2 Min Read

The 2025 Cave Canem Prize is Now Open for Submission Until May 13

The Cave Canem Prize is an annual award given to the best debut collection of poems submitted by a Black…

James Melbin 3 Min Read
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