Literature News

Out Of Africa: Nigerian Publisher Cassava Republic Press Invites Aspiring Women Editors To Apply For Its African Women’s Editorial Workshop

Leading African publisher Cassava Republic Press is hosting a residential editorial workshop this September for African women living on the continent who are interested...

Out Of Africa: Nigerian Writer Adedayo Agarau Wins...

Nigerian poet, editor and essayist Adedayo Agarau has clinched a Poetic Justice Institute Book Prize for his manuscript The Years of Blood.  Adedayo won the...

Out Of Africa: Mauritius’ Reena Usha Rungoo Emerges...

The Commonwealth Short Story Prize has announced five regional winners for this year’s edition, with Mauritian writer Reena Usha Rungoo emerging as the winner...

Out Of Africa: Nigerian-Born Author Wins Children’s Non-Fiction...

Nigerian-born author Atinuke’s book Brilliant Black British History has clinched the prize for Children’s Non-Fiction Book of the Year at this year’s British Book...

Out Of Africa: Two African Authors Longlisted For...

The longlist for this year’s edition of the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize has been announced ... Two books published by African authors are up...

Out Of Africa: Five African Writers Shortlisted For...

Five African writers have made it to the shortlist for the 2024 Commonwealth Short Story Prize, including writers from Mauritius and Rwanda for the...