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April 18, 2021

“Osman’s dazzling and incisive poetry creates vibrant connections between generations of women,” said the committee. “Folarin’s fable-like novel is painful in its examination of the way ready-made beliefs are overlaid onto the minds of children.”

April 14, 2021

The £4,000 initiative, for women and non-binary debut authors influenced by Walter Rodney, comes with publication.

April 11, 2021

“A celebration of African storytelling,” the anthology’s other co-editors are Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki and Zelda Knight, who previously co-edited Dominion: An Anthology of Speculative Fiction from Africa and the African Diaspora.

April 8, 2021

The American poet Claudia Rankine, who picked it as winner, called it “energetic and brilliant.”

April 7, 2021

Inspired by the rediscovery of his first published short story in 1996, the publications begin a critical revival of the titanic writer’s fiction.

March 31, 2021

“Many of these poets are young, in their 20s, and their voices are fresh, articulate, compelling,” the judges say.

March 31, 2021

The revered Kenyan, who writes in Gikuyu, is also the prize’s first nominee as both author and translator of the same book.

March 23, 2021

The Eritrean-Ethiopian’s third novel has been acquired by Canongate’s Ellah Wakatama in the UK and the Commonwealth and by Graywolf Press in the US.

March 19, 2021

The Booker Prize winner appears on the first song off There Is No End, a posthumous album celebrating the late Afrobeat drummer.

March 16, 2021

With his story in Dominion: An Anthology of Speculative Fiction from Africa and the African Diaspora, Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki becomes the first Africa-based writer to be shortlisted. “It’s something you never realised that it’s possible,” he said.

April 18, 2021

“Osman’s dazzling and incisive poetry creates vibrant connections between generations of women,” said the committee. “Folarin’s fable-like novel is painful in its examination of the way ready-made beliefs are overlaid onto the minds of children.”

April 14, 2021

The £4,000 initiative, for women and non-binary debut authors influenced by Walter Rodney, comes with publication.

April 11, 2021

“A celebration of African storytelling,” the anthology’s other co-editors are Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki and Zelda Knight, who previously co-edited Dominion: An Anthology of Speculative Fiction from Africa and the African Diaspora.

April 8, 2021

The American poet Claudia Rankine, who picked it as winner, called it “energetic and brilliant.”

April 7, 2021

Inspired by the rediscovery of his first published short story in 1996, the publications begin a critical revival of the titanic writer’s fiction.

March 31, 2021

“Many of these poets are young, in their 20s, and their voices are fresh, articulate, compelling,” the judges say.

March 31, 2021

The revered Kenyan, who writes in Gikuyu, is also the prize’s first nominee as both author and translator of the same book.

March 23, 2021

The Eritrean-Ethiopian’s third novel has been acquired by Canongate’s Ellah Wakatama in the UK and the Commonwealth and by Graywolf Press in the US.

March 19, 2021

The Booker Prize winner appears on the first song off There Is No End, a posthumous album celebrating the late Afrobeat drummer.

March 16, 2021

With his story in Dominion: An Anthology of Speculative Fiction from Africa and the African Diaspora, Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki becomes the first Africa-based writer to be shortlisted. “It’s something you never realised that it’s possible,” he said.

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