Industry: Literature

Yomi Adegoke and Leon Diop Have Been Shortlisted for Prestigious British Book Awards

The 2024 British Book Awards, also known as “the Nibbies,” has announced its shortlist, and it includes Nigerian-British writer Yomi…

James Melbin 2 Min Read

West African Examination Council Selects Sierra Leonean Author Pede Hollist’s Novel ‘So the Path Does Not Die’ for Curriculum

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has recently added “So The Path Does Not Die”, a seminal feminist work by…

James Melbin 3 Min Read

Witsprouts Books Announces Release Date for “Love Grows Stronger in Death” Anthology

Witsprouts Books is thrilled to unveil the release date for its highly anticipated anthology, “Love Grows Stronger in Death.” Curated by the…

Eniola Emmanuel 2 Min Read

Maya Binyam and Peace Adzo Medie Longlisted for the 2024 Women’s Prize for Fiction

The longlist for the 2024 Women’s Prize for Fiction has been unveiled, and it features two talented African authors. Let’s…

James Melbin 2 Min Read

Philipo Oyaro and Fatuma Salim Win the 2023 Safal-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature

the winners of the 2023 Safal-Cornell Kiswahili Prize have been unveiled. Philipo Oyaro and Fatuma Salim emerged victorious in the…

James Melbin 3 Min Read

Enter the 2024 Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize by July 1

The call for submissions for the 2024 Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize is currently open until July 1. This…

James Melbin 3 Min Read

Philipo Oyaro and Fatuma Salim Claim Victory in the 2023 Safal-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature

The results of the 2023 Safal-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature have been announced, celebrating exceptional achievements in African literary…

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Sprinng is Open to Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction Submissions Till March 31st

Sprinng is currently accepting submissions for 2024. This opportunity is open to African writers, allowing them to submit poetry, fiction (including flash fiction and…

James Melbin 2 Min Read

Somali-British Poet Momtaza Mehri Shortlisted for the 2024 Sunday Times Charlotte Aitken Young Writer of the Year Award

In a celebration of literary talent, Somali-British poet Momtaza Mehri has been shortlisted for the prestigious 2024 Sunday Times Charlotte Aitken Young Writer of the…

James Melbin 2 Min Read
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