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December 23, 2021

Novelist Akwaeke Emezi and editor Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki are among this year’s honorees of the African Speculative Fiction Society (ASFS).

December 21, 2021

The Three of Us, about a British Nigerian family, explores “questions about cultural expectations, the fine line between compromise and betrayal, and the nature of truth.”

December 21, 2021

After 10 years running it, Bernardine Evaristo steps down. “Having this prize named after her honors her, but more than that, it honors the prize,” said APBF founder Kwame Dawes.

December 21, 2021

The novelist and Isele editor’s second novel, Ogadinma, Or: Everything Will Be Alright, will receive marketing worth N200,000.

December 10, 2021

For What Are Butterflies without Their Wings, written over six years by the Lolwe editor and Caine Prize finalist, has 14 stories.

December 2, 2021

The Ethiopian novelist’s event is themed “Forgotten Heroines & Tomorrow’s Sheroes.”

December 2, 2021

The collection of stories about Nigerian gay men, which arrives June 2022, is now available for pre-order.

December 2, 2021

The Booker Prize winner will be the second woman to hold the position. She is “one of literature’s most passionate and effective advocates,” said retiring president Marina Warner.

November 23, 2021

Shanghai Translation Publishing House secured the Chinese rights to the Nobel laureate’s fiction oeuvre. Five novels will be released in 2022.

November 23, 2021

Mustapha Enesi, a recent graduate and National Youth Service corps member, won for his short story “Kesandu.” The $1,000 prize was this year themed “Madness.”

December 23, 2021

Novelist Akwaeke Emezi and editor Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki are among this year’s honorees of the African Speculative Fiction Society (ASFS).

December 21, 2021

The Three of Us, about a British Nigerian family, explores “questions about cultural expectations, the fine line between compromise and betrayal, and the nature of truth.”

December 21, 2021

After 10 years running it, Bernardine Evaristo steps down. “Having this prize named after her honors her, but more than that, it honors the prize,” said APBF founder Kwame Dawes.

December 21, 2021

The novelist and Isele editor’s second novel, Ogadinma, Or: Everything Will Be Alright, will receive marketing worth N200,000.

December 10, 2021

For What Are Butterflies without Their Wings, written over six years by the Lolwe editor and Caine Prize finalist, has 14 stories.

December 2, 2021

The Ethiopian novelist’s event is themed “Forgotten Heroines & Tomorrow’s Sheroes.”

December 2, 2021

The collection of stories about Nigerian gay men, which arrives June 2022, is now available for pre-order.

December 2, 2021

The Booker Prize winner will be the second woman to hold the position. She is “one of literature’s most passionate and effective advocates,” said retiring president Marina Warner.

November 23, 2021

Shanghai Translation Publishing House secured the Chinese rights to the Nobel laureate’s fiction oeuvre. Five novels will be released in 2022.

November 23, 2021

Mustapha Enesi, a recent graduate and National Youth Service corps member, won for his short story “Kesandu.” The $1,000 prize was this year themed “Madness.”

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