Category: Comoros

  • Prix Littéraire Les Afriques 2023 shortlist announced.

    Prix Littéraire Les Afriques 2023 shortlist announced.

    The shortlist for Prix Littéraire Les Afriques 2023 has been announced today, Monday, November 27, 2023. Prix Littéraire Les Afriques is awarded annually to an African or writer of African descent who has written fiction highlighting a human, societal, ideological, political, cultural, economic, or historical issue related to Africa or its diaspora. Prix Les Afriques,…

  • Scholastique Mukasonga, Touhfat Mouhtare among PEN Translates 2023 winners.

    Scholastique Mukasonga, Touhfat Mouhtare among PEN Translates 2023 winners.

    Scholastique Mukasonga and Touhfat Mouhtare are among the winners of English PEN Translates 2023 grants announced on Tuesday, August 22, 2023. PEN Translates was launched, with support from Arts Council England, to encourage UK publishers to acquire more books from other languages. It helps UK publishers to meet the costs of translating new works into…

  • Book Digest: Namwali Serpell, Abdourahman Waberi, Touhfat Mouhtare, Ebony Ladelle

    Book Digest: Namwali Serpell, Abdourahman Waberi, Touhfat Mouhtare, Ebony Ladelle

    We wrap up book news for our readers in our regular Book Digest segment with books from Namwali Serpell, Abdourahman Waberi, Touhfat Mouhtare, and Ebony Ladelle. The Furrows By Namwali Serpell Publisher: Penguin Random HousePublication Date: September 28, 2022Genre: FictionLanguage: EnglishWhere to find it:  Penguin Random House Namwali Serpell Namwali Serpell was born in Lusaka,…

  • Prix Ivoire for African Literature 2021 shortlist announced

    Prix Ivoire for African Literature 2021 shortlist announced

    The finalists for Prix Ivoire for African Literature in French, the leading literary prize from Cote D’Ivoire, were announced on Sunday, August 29, 2021 The Prix Ivoire is an award created by Akwaba Culture, an Ivorian law association in 2008. Open to writers from Africa and its Diasporas, the winner gets a two million CFA…

  • African writers converge on Alain Mabanckou powered Atlantide 2018

    African writers converge on Alain Mabanckou powered Atlantide 2018

    Writers from across the African continent converged on Nantes, France at the Alain Mabanckou-powered Atlantide Literature Festival 2018 on February 15 to 18, 2018. The Atlantide Literature Festival, founded in 2013, has gathered dozens of international and French writers to the French city of Nantes. In 2018, the artistic director of the festival was Alain…