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December 29, 2022

From Warsan Shire, Romeo Oriogun, and Safia Elhillo to Arinze Ifeakandu, Akwaeke Emezi, NoViolet Bulawayo, and Chinelo Okparanta: our second annual highlight of the top titles of the year by African writers.

December 15, 2022

The fantasy revenge thriller is Nigeria’s first indigenously produced film to go to Sundance, a first it already notched at Venice. “We tapped into something beyond us while making this one,” said producer Oge Obasi. “Hopefully, that opens more doors for Nigerian filmmakers,” said director C.J. Obasi.

November 4, 2022

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

October 25, 2022

The multidisciplinary designer, whose clients include NASA, UNESCO, and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, makes work that is “unusual and unique.”

October 13, 2022

Ahead of our second anniversary, we redesigned our covers of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Teju Cole, Damon Galgut, Tsitsi Dangarembga, and Maaza Mengiste.

June 15, 2022

Send work to Frontier Poetry, Palette Poetry, Rattle Poetry, Isele, and Afreada.

May 28, 2022

From One Story to Isele, submit your work to these magazines.

April 8, 2022

Originally planned for December 2021, to mark our first anniversary, our first special issue, for April 2022, profiles 16 African writers and curators who have impacted, disrupted, reshaped, and even created literary culture in the last five years. This landmark moment comes in two Parts, with two covers.

March 22, 2022

The judges praised the finalists as “African voices liberated from prescriptions of form and ideas.”

February 14, 2022

For Valentine’s Day, we asked 28 writers—deep readers and consumers of art—to share the literary, cinematic, musical, and life stories that affect them. They opened up beautifully.

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.

January 21, 2022

Including The Threepenny Review, A Public Space, Isele, and Lolwe.

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.

November 3, 2021

The South African stylist, the fifth African to win, had previously been shortlisted twice. The judges called his winning ninth novel “a strong, unambiguous commentary on the history of South Africa and of humanity itself.”

October 28, 2021

The Booker Prize winner performs his letter in a video with his family, ahead of the United Nations Climate Conference (COP26). “It’s time,” he said, “to show that we human beings can be a great force for good on this planet.”

October 11, 2021

The Ugandan novelist, jailed and tortured last year, was chosen, as is tradition, by the PEN Pinter prize winner, who this year is Tsitsi Dangarembga.

September 20, 2021

The South African Galgut makes the list for the third time, for The Promise. The Somali Mohamed is chosen for her The Fortune Men.

September 8, 2021

The opening event at the Theater der Welt Festival in Germany saw the cultural icon and the European leader share experiences on race, fashion, and difference.

August 18, 2021

December 29, 2022

From Warsan Shire, Romeo Oriogun, and Safia Elhillo to Arinze Ifeakandu, Akwaeke Emezi, NoViolet Bulawayo, and Chinelo Okparanta: our second annual highlight of the top titles of the year by African writers.

December 15, 2022

The fantasy revenge thriller is Nigeria’s first indigenously produced film to go to Sundance, a first it already notched at Venice. “We tapped into something beyond us while making this one,” said producer Oge Obasi. “Hopefully, that opens more doors for Nigerian filmmakers,” said director C.J. Obasi.

November 4, 2022

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

October 25, 2022

The multidisciplinary designer, whose clients include NASA, UNESCO, and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, makes work that is “unusual and unique.”

October 13, 2022

Ahead of our second anniversary, we redesigned our covers of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Teju Cole, Damon Galgut, Tsitsi Dangarembga, and Maaza Mengiste.

June 15, 2022

Send work to Frontier Poetry, Palette Poetry, Rattle Poetry, Isele, and Afreada.

May 28, 2022

From One Story to Isele, submit your work to these magazines.

April 8, 2022

Originally planned for December 2021, to mark our first anniversary, our first special issue, for April 2022, profiles 16 African writers and curators who have impacted, disrupted, reshaped, and even created literary culture in the last five years. This landmark moment comes in two Parts, with two covers.

March 22, 2022

The judges praised the finalists as “African voices liberated from prescriptions of form and ideas.”

February 14, 2022

For Valentine’s Day, we asked 28 writers—deep readers and consumers of art—to share the literary, cinematic, musical, and life stories that affect them. They opened up beautifully.

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.

January 21, 2022

Including The Threepenny Review, A Public Space, Isele, and Lolwe.

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.

November 3, 2021

The South African stylist, the fifth African to win, had previously been shortlisted twice. The judges called his winning ninth novel “a strong, unambiguous commentary on the history of South Africa and of humanity itself.”

October 28, 2021

The Booker Prize winner performs his letter in a video with his family, ahead of the United Nations Climate Conference (COP26). “It’s time,” he said, “to show that we human beings can be a great force for good on this planet.”

October 11, 2021

The Ugandan novelist, jailed and tortured last year, was chosen, as is tradition, by the PEN Pinter prize winner, who this year is Tsitsi Dangarembga.

September 20, 2021

The South African Galgut makes the list for the third time, for The Promise. The Somali Mohamed is chosen for her The Fortune Men.

September 8, 2021

The opening event at the Theater der Welt Festival in Germany saw the cultural icon and the European leader share experiences on race, fashion, and difference.

August 18, 2021

The poetry collection was first published by Griots Lounge Publishing Canada.

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