Tag: African Writers Awards

  • African Writers Awards 2023 winners announced.

    African Writers Awards 2023 winners announced.

    The winners of the African Writers Awards, African Teen Writers Awards, and the Wakini Kuria Prize for Children’s Literature were announced in Accra, Ghana on Saturday, November 4, 2023. The African Writers Awards were conceived by the African Writers Development Trust to celebrate the best-emerging writing talents on the continent. Some previous winners have been…

  • African Writers Awards 2023 shortlists announced.

    African Writers Awards 2023 shortlists announced.

    The shortlists for the African Writers Awards, African Teen Writers Awards, and the Wakini Kuria Prize for Children’s Literature were announced on Monday, October 2, 2023. The African Writers Awards were conceived by the African Writers Development Trust to celebrate the best-emerging writing talents on the continent. Some previous winners have been Manu Herbstein, Maryhilda…

  • African Writers Awards 2023 longlists announced.

    African Writers Awards 2023 longlists announced.

    The longlists for the African Writers Awards, African Teen Writers Awards, and the Wakini Kuria Prize for Children’s Literature were announced on Wednesday, September 6, 2023. The African Writers Awards were conceived by the African Writers Development Trust to celebrate the best-emerging writing talents on the continent. Some previous winners have been Manu Herbstein, Maryhilda…

  • African Writers Awards 2022 winners announced.

    African Writers Awards 2022 winners announced.

    The winners of the African Writers Awards, African Teen Writers Awards, and the Wakini Kuria Prize for Children’s Literature were announced in Cameroon on November 7, 2022. The African Writers Awards were conceived by the African Writers Development Trust to shed a light on some of the best emerging writing talents on the continent. Some…

  • African Writers Awards 2022 shortlists announced

    African Writers Awards 2022 shortlists announced

    The shortlists for the African Writers Awards, African Teen Writers Awards, and the Wakini Kuria Prize for Children’s Literature were announced on October 1, 2022. The African Writers Awards were conceived by the African Writers Development Trust to shed light on some of the best emerging writing talents on the continent. Some previous winners have…

  • African Writers Awards 2022 longlists announced

    African Writers Awards 2022 longlists announced

    The longlists for the African Writers Awards, African Teen Writers Awards, and the Wakini Kuria Prize for Children’s Literature were announced on September 1, 2022. The African Writers Awards were conceived by the African Writers Development Trust to shed light on some of the best emerging writing talents on the continent. Some previous winners have…

  • African Writers Awards 2021 winners announced in Dar es Salaam.

    African Writers Awards 2021 winners announced in Dar es Salaam.

    The winners for the African Writers Awards 2021 and the Wakini Kuria Prize for Children’s Literature 2021 were announced in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on October 9, 2021. The African Writers Awards were conceived by the African Writers Development Trust to shed a light on some of the best emerging writing talents on the continent.…

  • African Writers Awards 2021 longlists announced

    African Writers Awards 2021 longlists announced

    The longlists for the African Writers Awards 2021 and the Wakini Kuria Prize for Children’s Literature 2021 were announced on August 1, 2021. The African Writers Awards were conceived by the African Writers Development Trust to shed light on some of the best-emerging writing talents on the continent. Some previous winners have been Manu Herbstein,…

  • African Writers Awards 2020 longlists announced.

    African Writers Awards 2020 longlists announced.

    The longlists for the African Writers Awards 2020 were announced on September 28, 2020. The African Writers Awards were conceived by the African Writers Development Trust to shed a light on some of the best emerging talents in writing on the continent. The winners in the past have been Manu Herbstein, Maryhilda Ibe, Chiamaka Onu-Okpara,…

  • African Writers Awards 2019 winners announced in Nairobi.

    African Writers Awards 2019 winners announced in Nairobi.

    The winners of the African Writers Awards 2019 were announced at the African Writers Conference in Nairobi on September 28, 2019. The African Writers Conference brings together writers of African descent to a common platform on the advancement of the collective interests of African writers. The first edition of the African Writers Development Trust event…

  • African Writers Awards 2019 shortlists unveiled.

    African Writers Awards 2019 shortlists unveiled.

    The shortlists for the African Writers Awards 2019 were unveiled today Monday, August 26, 2019. The African Writers Conference brings together writers of African descent to a common platform on the advancement of the collective interests of African writers. The first edition of the African Writers Development Trust event was hosted in Abuja, Nigeria in…

  • African Writers Awards 2019 longlists announced.

    African Writers Awards 2019 longlists announced.

    The longlists for the African Writers Awards 2019 were announced on July 30, 2019. The African Writers Conference is an African Writers Development Trust event that brings together writers of African descent to a common platform to sustain conversations on the advancement of the collective interests of African writers. The first edition was hosted in…