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March 15, 2021

The Nigerian poet’s Sacrament of Bodies is nominated in the Gay Poetry category, & the Eritrean-Ethiopian novelist’s Silence Is My Mother Tongue is in Bisexual Fiction.

March 13, 2021

The book, about a conservative White American man, is a major departure for the acclaimed novelist, best known for her stories about queer Nigerian women.

March 12, 2021

“[It] had me in tears, wailing, the most emotional I’ve felt after reading a book, for a long, long time,” said one of the judges.

March 11, 2021

The Zambian poet’s debut, which won the Sillerman First Book Prize, “questions the boundaries of diaspora and narrative on monolithic categorizations of Blackness.”

March 9, 2021

It will be the first screenwriting credit for the Nigerian novelist, who co-wrote with Afolayan.

March 5, 2021

“This year’s short story prize was centred on Identity,” the organisers said. “The judges selected stories that were original, well crafted, and reflected the theme of the prize.”

March 5, 2021

“I wanted to write a book that seeks to find wonder in the least likely of places,” said Turaki, whose writing earned praise from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

March 2, 2021

Mrs. Grace Ifeoma Adichie was the first female registrar of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Her passing comes eight months after her husband’s.

February 28, 2021

The London-based press published Oyinkan Braithwaite’s My Sister, the Serial Killer.

February 22, 2021

Two of the finalists appear in Dominion: An Anthology of Speculative Fiction from Africa and the African Diaspora, co-edited by Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki.

March 15, 2021

The Nigerian poet’s Sacrament of Bodies is nominated in the Gay Poetry category, & the Eritrean-Ethiopian novelist’s Silence Is My Mother Tongue is in Bisexual Fiction.

March 13, 2021

The book, about a conservative White American man, is a major departure for the acclaimed novelist, best known for her stories about queer Nigerian women.

March 12, 2021

“[It] had me in tears, wailing, the most emotional I’ve felt after reading a book, for a long, long time,” said one of the judges.

March 11, 2021

The Zambian poet’s debut, which won the Sillerman First Book Prize, “questions the boundaries of diaspora and narrative on monolithic categorizations of Blackness.”

March 9, 2021

It will be the first screenwriting credit for the Nigerian novelist, who co-wrote with Afolayan.

March 5, 2021

“This year’s short story prize was centred on Identity,” the organisers said. “The judges selected stories that were original, well crafted, and reflected the theme of the prize.”

March 5, 2021

“I wanted to write a book that seeks to find wonder in the least likely of places,” said Turaki, whose writing earned praise from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

March 2, 2021

Mrs. Grace Ifeoma Adichie was the first female registrar of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Her passing comes eight months after her husband’s.

February 28, 2021

The London-based press published Oyinkan Braithwaite’s My Sister, the Serial Killer.

February 22, 2021

Two of the finalists appear in Dominion: An Anthology of Speculative Fiction from Africa and the African Diaspora, co-edited by Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki.

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