Industry: Literature

5 African Writers Shortlisted for the 2024 Commonwealth Short Story Prize

Five African writers have been shortlisted for the prestigious 2024 Commonwealth Short Story Prize, marking a significant moment as writers…

James Melbin 3 Min Read

The Caine Prize for African Writing Announces 2024 Judges Chaired by Chika Unigwe

The Caine Prize for African Writing has just revealed its distinguished panel of judges for 2024. Chaired by the acclaimed…

James Melbin 4 Min Read

Bakwa Magazine Launches Woman-Centered Issue Titled When Love is a Scream

Cameroon-based literary magazine Bakwa recently unveiled its latest issue, Bakwa 11: When Love Is a Scream, on March 28. This…

James Melbin 2 Min Read

The New Issue of Maroko Magazine Features the Here and Now Anthology by LIPFest Writers

Márọkọ́ Magazine: Named after the thriving migrant community east of the Lagos Lagoon, who were violently evicted in the early…

James Melbin 2 Min Read

Nigerian Poet Titilope Sonuga Releases Romantic New Single ‘Sanctuary’

Nigerian poet Titilope Sonuga recently unveiled her latest single, “Sanctuary”, a heartfelt tribute to the sisters and friends who have been…

James Melbin 2 Min Read

Akwaeke Emezi Debut Album, “Stop Dying, You Were Very Expensive,” is a New Chapter in Artistic Expression

Nigerian-Tamil author Akwaeke Emezi, renowned for their literary works, has made a stunning entry into the music world with their…

James Melbin 2 Min Read

Kola Tubosun Writes Documentary on Wole Soyinka’s Campus Home on Ebrohimie Road

Nigerian writer Kola Tubosun is writing and producing a documentary on Wole Soyinka’s campus home on Ebrohimie Road, University of…

James Melbin 4 Min Read

4 African Authors Shine at the 2023 British Science Fiction Awards Shortlist

In a remarkable achievement, eight African texts penned by African authors have made it to the shortlist for the prestigious 2023 British…

James Melbin 2 Min Read


And as long as men are swayed by their hearts and stomachs and not their heads the Chief Nangas of…

John Ebute 20 Min Read
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