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November 3, 2021

Join the Nigerian writers as they discuss Akpan’s new novel New York, My Village.

January 11, 2021

The anthology comes with an essay contest, a chance to be featured alongside Sefi Atta, Helon Habila, Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀, Abi Daré, Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, and Inua Ellams.

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.

October 31, 2022

Nigerian literature has the global acclaim that Nigerian cinema need only draw from. But will filmmakers look?

March 31, 2022

For Women’s History Month: global, continental, and national literary icons from the 20th century.

October 7, 2021

The prolific 73-year-old, whose latest is the novel Afterlives, has been awarded “for his uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee in the gulf between cultures and continents.”

September 4, 2021

The two actors of Nigerian descent will narrate HarperCollins’ and The Borough Press’ forthcoming collection of essays by Nigerian writers.

August 27, 2021

“Perhaps, all I have tried doing in the collection is to track our proclivities for love and hate, intimacy and violence, solidarity and treachery,” the writer and academic said.

August 19, 2021

Now in its fourth year, ALitFest has become a landmark of Abuja’s cultural scene. The theme this year is “Making Art Work.”

July 26, 2021

The writer, previously shortlisted for the £10,000 award in 2019, is the first winner from her country. Her story, “The Street Sweep,” “negotiates the imported power dynamics of foreign aid in Addis Ababa.”

July 4, 2021

The great writer, street photographer, and art historian’s enquiries lured him onto a solo path in contemporary literature—a completely new terrain for an African writer. Ten years after his debut novel, Open City, he still seeks artistic freedom.

June 3, 2021

After a key change to the prize rules, three of the five finalists are published by new African literary magazines: Namibia’s first literary magazine Doek!, Kenya’s Lolwe, and Uganda’s Ibua Journal.

November 3, 2021

Join the Nigerian writers as they discuss Akpan’s new novel New York, My Village.

January 11, 2021

The anthology comes with an essay contest, a chance to be featured alongside Sefi Atta, Helon Habila, Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀, Abi Daré, Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, and Inua Ellams.

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.

October 31, 2022

Nigerian literature has the global acclaim that Nigerian cinema need only draw from. But will filmmakers look?

March 31, 2022

For Women’s History Month: global, continental, and national literary icons from the 20th century.

October 7, 2021

The prolific 73-year-old, whose latest is the novel Afterlives, has been awarded “for his uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee in the gulf between cultures and continents.”

September 4, 2021

The two actors of Nigerian descent will narrate HarperCollins’ and The Borough Press’ forthcoming collection of essays by Nigerian writers.

August 27, 2021

“Perhaps, all I have tried doing in the collection is to track our proclivities for love and hate, intimacy and violence, solidarity and treachery,” the writer and academic said.

August 19, 2021

Now in its fourth year, ALitFest has become a landmark of Abuja’s cultural scene. The theme this year is “Making Art Work.”

July 26, 2021

The writer, previously shortlisted for the £10,000 award in 2019, is the first winner from her country. Her story, “The Street Sweep,” “negotiates the imported power dynamics of foreign aid in Addis Ababa.”

July 4, 2021

The great writer, street photographer, and art historian’s enquiries lured him onto a solo path in contemporary literature—a completely new terrain for an African writer. Ten years after his debut novel, Open City, he still seeks artistic freedom.

June 3, 2021

After a key change to the prize rules, three of the five finalists are published by new African literary magazines: Namibia’s first literary magazine Doek!, Kenya’s Lolwe, and Uganda’s Ibua Journal.

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