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June 5, 2021

The $2,000 offer is for writers without an MFA.

June 5, 2021

It is open to only Black, Indigenous, and writers of colour.

June 4, 2021

Inspired by his grandfather, At Night All Blood Is Black takes place at the French front. Diop will share the £50,000 with his translator Anna Moschovakis.

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.

June 3, 2021

The Nigerian novelist is, the magazine says, “a storyteller for a changing world.”

June 2, 2021

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

June 2, 2021

The 20.35 Africa collective member will use the time to finish her collection of poetry.

May 31, 2021

Jeremy T. Karn’s chapbook Miryam Magdalit explores grief and memory in war-time Liberia. Hauwa Shaffii Nuhu’s Sister looks at guilt, shame, and love in a family dynamic. It “feels like a dream,” Nuhu says.

May 28, 2021

The Ugandan was awarded for her second novel, The First Woman.

May 23, 2021

The new press, launched by novelist and filmmaker Onyeka Nwelue and business consultant Chudi Igweonu, hopes to bring “solid visibility” to stories.

June 5, 2021

The $2,000 offer is for writers without an MFA.

June 5, 2021

It is open to only Black, Indigenous, and writers of colour.

June 4, 2021

Inspired by his grandfather, At Night All Blood Is Black takes place at the French front. Diop will share the £50,000 with his translator Anna Moschovakis.

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.

June 3, 2021

The Nigerian novelist is, the magazine says, “a storyteller for a changing world.”

June 2, 2021

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

June 2, 2021

The 20.35 Africa collective member will use the time to finish her collection of poetry.

May 31, 2021

Jeremy T. Karn’s chapbook Miryam Magdalit explores grief and memory in war-time Liberia. Hauwa Shaffii Nuhu’s Sister looks at guilt, shame, and love in a family dynamic. It “feels like a dream,” Nuhu says.

May 28, 2021

The Ugandan was awarded for her second novel, The First Woman.

May 23, 2021

The new press, launched by novelist and filmmaker Onyeka Nwelue and business consultant Chudi Igweonu, hopes to bring “solid visibility” to stories.

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