Tag: Edwidge Dro

  • Writivism Short Story Prize 2017 longlist announced

    Writivism Short Story Prize 2017 longlist announced

    Twenty African writers have made the cut for the Writivism Short Story Prize 2017 longlist announced earlier today. The Writivism Short Story Prize celebrates writers from the African continent of prose from the last year. The prize which was born on the back of the Writivism initiative in 2012 would give winners US$500 and more…

  • Ake Festival/Air France Prize For Prose & Photography

    Ake Festival/Air France Prize For Prose & Photography

    So thus November will be one of those African literary festival-heavy months and the biggest events will be happening in Nigeria. Two of these will be the Lagos Books and Arts Festival (Labaf) and the Ake Arts and Book Festival which will be happening in Abeokuta. The Ake Festival is the younger of the two festivals…