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March 27, 2022

Finalists include poets Romeo Oriogun, Uchechukwu Peter Umezurike, and Itiola Jones, and short story writers Troy Onyango and Esther Ifesinachi Okonkwo.

March 22, 2022

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

March 11, 2022

It goes to “an oeuvre of literary excellence” in South Africa.

March 8, 2022

The production will be by Will Smith’s Westbrook Studios and David Oyelowo’s Yoruba Saxon.

February 10, 2022

The South African stylist, just announced as the February 2022 cover star of Open Country Mag, makes the shortlist with his Booker Prize-winning novel The Promise.

February 10, 2022

The judges called the Kenyan author a “transformative figure in African Literature.”

February 7, 2022

Ben Okri, J.M. Coetzee, Margaret Atwood, and Michael Ondaatje are among those urging Rwandan President Paul Kagame to intervene in the case.

February 5, 2022

The group—poets Adedayo Agarau, Jeremiah Agbaakin, Nome Patrick, Adebayo Kolawole Samuel, Wale Ayinla, Pamilerin Jacob, and Michael Akuchie—is seeking “poetry that is experimental and daring.”

March 27, 2022

Finalists include poets Romeo Oriogun, Uchechukwu Peter Umezurike, and Itiola Jones, and short story writers Troy Onyango and Esther Ifesinachi Okonkwo.

March 22, 2022

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

March 11, 2022

It goes to “an oeuvre of literary excellence” in South Africa.

March 8, 2022

The production will be by Will Smith’s Westbrook Studios and David Oyelowo’s Yoruba Saxon.

February 10, 2022

The South African stylist, just announced as the February 2022 cover star of Open Country Mag, makes the shortlist with his Booker Prize-winning novel The Promise.

February 10, 2022

The judges called the Kenyan author a “transformative figure in African Literature.”

February 7, 2022

Ben Okri, J.M. Coetzee, Margaret Atwood, and Michael Ondaatje are among those urging Rwandan President Paul Kagame to intervene in the case.

February 5, 2022

The group—poets Adedayo Agarau, Jeremiah Agbaakin, Nome Patrick, Adebayo Kolawole Samuel, Wale Ayinla, Pamilerin Jacob, and Michael Akuchie—is seeking “poetry that is experimental and daring.”

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