Literature

News: Caine Prize Open for 2018 Applications

The Caine Prize for African Writing is an annual literature prize awarded to an African writer…

Books: The Magic Lamp: Dreams of Our Age by Ben Okri

A lamp found in the attic of a London house inspires a sequence of images…

Brunel International African Poetry Prize Winner Romeo Oriogun

The Nigerian writer was awarded the prestigious prize for his “beautiful and deeply passionate” writing.…

BOOK: The Friend by Dorothy Koomson

From the bestselling author of That Girl from Nowhere and When I Was Invisible comes…

RAS: AFRICA WRITES

Date: Friday 30 June – Sunday 2 July 2017 This event is organised by the Royal…

BOOK: Daniele Tamagni & Waridi Schrobsdorff: Mtindo – Style Movers Rebranding Africa

Publisher – Skira. Available: May 2017  Where: The Photographers’ Gallery Bookshop: As the weather gets…

Book: Amiable with Big Teeth

Hardcover Published February 7,  2017. Book by Claude McKay Edited by Jean-Christophe Cloutier and Brent Hayes…

Book: Seasons of Crimson Blossoms

Paperback – Out: Published 2015 Author: Abubakar Adam Ibrahim 55-year-old widow Binta Zubairu and 25-year-old weed dealer…

Kintu

Kintu Paperback – May 16, 2017 A novel by Ugandan author Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi. It was…