Category: Cape Verde

  • Joaquim Arena wins Premio Oceanos 2023

    Joaquim Arena wins Premio Oceanos 2023

    Joaquim Arena’s novel Siríaco e Mr. Charles won the Premio Oceanos 2023, a leading Brazilian literary award, on December 7, 2023. Oceanos-Prêmio de Literatura em Língua Portuguesa (English: Oceanos-Prize for Literature in the Portuguese Language) is a Brazilian literary award for poetry and prose founded in 2003. In the first years, only works by Brazilian…

  • Premio Oceanos 2023 semifinalists announced.

    Premio Oceanos 2023 semifinalists announced.

    The semifinalists for Premio Oceanos 2023, a leading Brazilian literary award, were announced on Wednesday, September 13, 2023. Oceanos-Prêmio de Literatura em Língua Portuguesa (English: Oceanos-Prize for Literature in the Portuguese Language) is a Brazilian literary award for poetry and prose founded in 2003. In the first years, only works by Brazilian writers were eligible…

  • Festival de Literatura-Mundo do Sal crowns Samira Lélis

    Festival de Literatura-Mundo do Sal crowns Samira Lélis

    Samira Lélis’ manuscript No Encanto da Ilha was named the winner of Prémio Lhana de Literatura 2023 at Festival de Literatura-Mundo do Sal in Cape Verde on Sunday, June 11, 2023. In 2017, the Festival de Literatura-Mundo do Sal (English: Sal World Literature Festival) created by Filinto Elísio, José Luís Peixoto, Márcia Souto and Patrícia…

  • African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2020.

    African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2020.

    Covering the length and breadth of the African continent, here is a list of literary festivals you can attend in 2020. It is regularly updated as and when information becomes available. In 2019, African writing continued to produce festivals new and old to the delight of bibliophiles across the continent. There were many of the…

  • African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2019

    African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2019

    Covering the length and breadth of the continent, here is a list of African literary festivals you can attend in 2019. This list is regularly updated as and when information becomes available. 2018 was a very literary festival-filled year for Africa. East Africa had a variety of festivals including the Hargeysa International Book Fair, the…