A project of the Frankfurt Book Fair and Torino Book Fair, the first Aficionado Award goes to Lola Shoneyin and her Aké Arts and Book Festival
It’s a great day for the Irish, as Ireland’s writers claim four of the 13 spots on the Booker Prize for Fiction’s newly announced longlist.
Three inaugural shortlistees are to be honored at Salone Internazionale del Libro di Torino in the new Aficionado Award program.
In the 70th anniversary of Dylan Thomas’ death, the Nigerian writer Arinze Ifeakandu wins Swansea University’s Dylan Thomas Prize.
Work from Australia, Nigeria, the Republic of Ireland, the United Kingdom, and Somalia is on the Dylan Thomas Prize 2023 shortlist.
The second conference of the Global Association of Literary Festivals drew 23 festival representatives invited to Lagos for discussions.
Ten years after its inception, the Yale-based Windham-Campbell Prizes program is uniquely focused on ‘the love of writers and writing.’
The Johns Hopkins Foreign Policy Institute fellow speaks with Mina Al-Oraibi about pandemic-era dynamics in the Arab region.
The seventh Aké Arts and Book Festival in Lagos is all online and available for all to see. Events are free and open to the public.
The African Studies Association UK has recognized Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, and the National Book Foundation honors author Walter Mosley.