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December 2, 2021

The Booker Prize winner will be the second woman to hold the position. She is “one of literature’s most passionate and effective advocates,” said retiring president Marina Warner.

June 2, 2021

Joining them are Oprah Winfrey, Nikole Hannah-Jones, and 248 others in the humanities, arts, sciences, social sciences, and business.

March 27, 2021

Manifesto: On Never Giving Up is the Booker Prize winner’s 9th book and first nonfiction.

January 11, 2021

The series, “Black Britain: Writing Back,” launches with books by Jacqueline Roy, SI Martin, CLR James, Nicola Williams, Judith Bryan, and Mike Phillips.

December 21, 2021

After 10 years running it, Bernardine Evaristo steps down. “Having this prize named after her honors her, but more than that, it honors the prize,” said APBF founder Kwame Dawes.

July 11, 2022

In addition to mentorship by Inua Ellams, Jay Bernard, Nadifa Mohamed, Vinay Patel, and Nikesh Shukla, winners will get sessions with Booker Prize winner Bernardine Evaristo.

December 29, 2021

From Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Bernardine Evaristo to Teju Cole, Damon Galgut, and Mohamed Mbougar Sarr, our first annual highlight of the top titles of the year by African writers.

May 20, 2021

The Ghanaian-born editor, who has been called “the doyenne of Black British publishing,” will be presented with the honour by Bernardine Evaristo and Zadie Smith.

April 30, 2021

The selections, says the chair of judges Bernardine Evaristo, are “gloriously varied and thematically rich . . . and grapple with society’s big issues expressed through thrilling storytelling.”

February 5, 2021

How Hamish Hamilton’s 24-year-old Nigerian British talent went from a historic heading of an Oxford college to editing Booker Prize winners Bernardine Evaristo and Marlon James, to broadening her diversity advocacy.

December 13, 2022

With Happiness, Like Water and Under the Udala Trees, she helped herald LGBTQ visibility in Nigerian literature. With Harry Sylvester Bird, she still isn’t looking to satisfy society. “I think, sometimes, it takes time for people to digest what literature is really doing,” the literary icon says.

November 4, 2022

Even as we cross industries, our angle of storytelling remains to be revelatory, and our style literary.

August 13, 2022

He leaves behind a solid legacy, including the movie Fifty, the Netflix series Blood Sisters, a Fela Kuti documentary, and adaptations of work by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Wole Soyinka.

June 27, 2022

With his queerness and community as shield, the Somali writer is the rare artist who considers himself art. “We can be as weird and wonderful and brilliant and badass as we want to be,” he says in his first in-depth interview in eight years.

May 4, 2022

The judges praised his “allusive, lyrical poems [which] open a new itinerary in African poetry, drawing in Shona and Mandarin and mapping a journey of the Black body through India, Hong Kong, the Philippines and China.”

April 13, 2022

The prize-winning Nigerian poet and co-founder of A Long House magazine honed his craft in the quiet, and then we heard his pathbreaking voice.

April 9, 2022

“It’s not just about developing platforms for African poets. What is the bigger picture?” asks the Nigerian poet and editor of the collective. “We are thinking of training, models that feed capacity, that enhance their craft and careers.”

February 10, 2022

In his 40th year as a writer, last year’s Booker Prize winner talks to Open Country Mag about his artistic process, and his novel The Promise.

February 5, 2022

The Tunisian American poet was selected for the APBF prize for her collection Deluge.

February 2, 2022

From Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, NoViolet Bulawayo, and Arinze Ifeakandu to Warsan Shire and Romeo Oriogun, here are over 50 books expected to lead the literary conversation.

December 2, 2021

The Booker Prize winner will be the second woman to hold the position. She is “one of literature’s most passionate and effective advocates,” said retiring president Marina Warner.

June 2, 2021

Joining them are Oprah Winfrey, Nikole Hannah-Jones, and 248 others in the humanities, arts, sciences, social sciences, and business.

March 27, 2021

Manifesto: On Never Giving Up is the Booker Prize winner’s 9th book and first nonfiction.

January 11, 2021

The series, “Black Britain: Writing Back,” launches with books by Jacqueline Roy, SI Martin, CLR James, Nicola Williams, Judith Bryan, and Mike Phillips.

December 21, 2021

After 10 years running it, Bernardine Evaristo steps down. “Having this prize named after her honors her, but more than that, it honors the prize,” said APBF founder Kwame Dawes.

July 11, 2022

In addition to mentorship by Inua Ellams, Jay Bernard, Nadifa Mohamed, Vinay Patel, and Nikesh Shukla, winners will get sessions with Booker Prize winner Bernardine Evaristo.

December 29, 2021

From Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Bernardine Evaristo to Teju Cole, Damon Galgut, and Mohamed Mbougar Sarr, our first annual highlight of the top titles of the year by African writers.

May 20, 2021

The Ghanaian-born editor, who has been called “the doyenne of Black British publishing,” will be presented with the honour by Bernardine Evaristo and Zadie Smith.

April 30, 2021

The selections, says the chair of judges Bernardine Evaristo, are “gloriously varied and thematically rich . . . and grapple with society’s big issues expressed through thrilling storytelling.”

February 5, 2021

How Hamish Hamilton’s 24-year-old Nigerian British talent went from a historic heading of an Oxford college to editing Booker Prize winners Bernardine Evaristo and Marlon James, to broadening her diversity advocacy.

December 13, 2022

With Happiness, Like Water and Under the Udala Trees, she helped herald LGBTQ visibility in Nigerian literature. With Harry Sylvester Bird, she still isn’t looking to satisfy society. “I think, sometimes, it takes time for people to digest what literature is really doing,” the literary icon says.

November 4, 2022

Even as we cross industries, our angle of storytelling remains to be revelatory, and our style literary.

August 13, 2022

He leaves behind a solid legacy, including the movie Fifty, the Netflix series Blood Sisters, a Fela Kuti documentary, and adaptations of work by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Wole Soyinka.

June 27, 2022

With his queerness and community as shield, the Somali writer is the rare artist who considers himself art. “We can be as weird and wonderful and brilliant and badass as we want to be,” he says in his first in-depth interview in eight years.

May 4, 2022

The judges praised his “allusive, lyrical poems [which] open a new itinerary in African poetry, drawing in Shona and Mandarin and mapping a journey of the Black body through India, Hong Kong, the Philippines and China.”

April 13, 2022

The prize-winning Nigerian poet and co-founder of A Long House magazine honed his craft in the quiet, and then we heard his pathbreaking voice.

April 9, 2022

“It’s not just about developing platforms for African poets. What is the bigger picture?” asks the Nigerian poet and editor of the collective. “We are thinking of training, models that feed capacity, that enhance their craft and careers.”

February 10, 2022

In his 40th year as a writer, last year’s Booker Prize winner talks to Open Country Mag about his artistic process, and his novel The Promise.

February 5, 2022

The Tunisian American poet was selected for the APBF prize for her collection Deluge.

February 2, 2022

From Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, NoViolet Bulawayo, and Arinze Ifeakandu to Warsan Shire and Romeo Oriogun, here are over 50 books expected to lead the literary conversation.

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