Tag: Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African literature

  • Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2016 submission callout

    Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2016 submission callout

    The Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature was founded by Mukoma Wa Ngugi and Lizzy Attree in 2014 to promote writing in African languages and encourage translation from, between, and into African languages. Alongside the announcements for the winners of the Mabati Cornell Prize this year, a call for submissions for the 2016 edition…

  • Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili prize for African Literature submission rules

    Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili prize for African Literature submission rules

    Mukoma Wa Ngugi and Lizzy Attree announced the Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili for African Literature at the Ake Festival last year. Whoever would win it would be doing a bit of travelling and get some chance to do as they would like. Folks like myself would probably buy more books. And beer. Is there a need for…

  • Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature is here

    Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature is here

    Kiswahili is the most important language in the East African region having been born on the Indian Ocean coast and rapidly spreading inland. The language is spoken in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, the eastern part of the DRC, and Mozambique. Today a new prize for those who write the language was announced at the Ake Festival…