Category: TV

  • Nnedi Okorafor‘s ‘Who Fears Death’ for US TV network HBO

    Nnedi Okorafor‘s ‘Who Fears Death’ for US TV network HBO

    Nnedi Okorafor‘s Who Fears Death is set to be adapted for the small screen on US TV network HBO. Who Fears Death is a novel with science fiction and fantasy elements by Nnedi Okorafor, published in 2010 by DAW, an imprint of Penguin Books and highly regarded in the African literary scene. It also got…

  • Sarah Ladipo Manyika’s new author series with US Magazine OZY

    Last week the buzz was about South African winner of the 2015 Etisalat Prize for African Writing Songeziwe Mahlangu. He beat many other folks to win a few bob which will go a long way to help in him sorted with his bitlong for the next few weeks. The chief judge who selected the winner…

  • Lauren Beukes writes Wonder Woman!

    Lauren Beukes writes Wonder Woman!

    You know how you run a blog and you start getting worried that it’s starting to look like you are running a shrine to a specific author? No? Well, that’s how it’s looking this week with South African author Lauren Beukes. So a few days ago I was gushing about her announcement that her book…

  • Taiye Selasi to judge revolutionary new reality show

    Taiye Selasi to judge revolutionary new reality show

    The Italians have a new reality show called The Masterpiece. The show is a play on the shows that we are all familiar with like Big Brother. In this version of the show, aspiring authors vie at literary challenges until one contestant wins a major book deal.The new show has three judges, one of whom…

  • Meet African writers on the Palm Print’s The Living Room

    Meet African writers on the Palm Print’s The Living Room

    Getting to read Africans is getting easier and easier with spaces like Amazon and more publishers than ever getting into the fiction space in the recent past. Whilst it is relatively easy to pick up the book and read the story from the author the author is usually unseen like in other art forms like…