Category: Fun

  • Qatar World Cup 2022: African World Cup Writers and Poets Squads.

    Qatar World Cup 2022: African World Cup Writers and Poets Squads.

    The FIFA World Cup 2022 is here and we again present the African Writers and Poets World Cup squads for Qatar 2022. This year we have a poetry, prose, and nonfiction squad headed to the Middle East. In 2014, the world cup was in Brazil and we posted this up to celebrate the biggest sports…

  • April Fools Day: “African Writers Reconnect” initiative for clueless African diaspora writers.

    April Fools Day: “African Writers Reconnect” initiative for clueless African diaspora writers.

    In our April Fools Day prank, we introduce a fictitious initiative to bring African writers into contact with what is happening on the continent. Were you fooled? African Writers Reconnect, a new initiative to assist clueless writers of African descent who want to tap into what is happening in African literature was announced today April…

  • The African Writers and Poets squads to the World Cup 2018.

    The African Writers and Poets squads to the World Cup 2018.

    The FIFA World Cup 2018 is here and we again present the African Writers and Poets World Cup squads we would send to represent us in Russia. This year we have a poetry, prose and nonfiction squad headed to the European country. It’s not as frenetic as the World Cup that we witnessed in South…

  • Five kickass African novels that need to be made into movies

    Five kickass African novels that need to be made into movies

    We need to see these five kickass African novels beloved by many become movies we can all watch at the movies. Those who attended the recently ended Writivism 2016 must have been pleased to find that they could watch one of the continents most beloved books turned movie; Chimamanda Adichie’s Half of A Yellow Sun.…

  • Thando Mgqolozana’s Epic Easter Facebook Status

    Thando Mgqolozana’s Epic Easter Facebook Status

    It was an epic Good Friday from some folks. Thando Mgqolozana, author of A Man Who is Not a Man, Hear Me Alone and Un-importance, posted a status about his days as a meat eater slowly coming to an end. Here is the full status; “It has taken a lot of effort from me to…