Tag: Mubanga Kalimamukwento

  • Ubwali, Zambia’s newest literary magazine, launches

    Ubwali, Zambia’s newest literary magazine, launches

    Ubwali, a new literary magazine founded by Mubanga Kalimamukwento, Mbozi Haimbe, and Fiske Nyirongo, launched on Saturday, February 24, 2024. Zambia is the home of great writers like Ellen Banda-Aaku, Namwali Serpell, Mubanga Kalimamukwento, Natasha Omokhodion-Kalulu Banda, Dambisa Moyo, Kafula Mwila, Mbozi Haimbe among many others. It is also the home of literary awards like…

  • Mubanga Kalimamukwento wins Drue Heinz Literature Prize 2024

    Mubanga Kalimamukwento wins Drue Heinz Literature Prize 2024

    Mubanga Kalimamukwento was declared the winner of the Drue Heinz Literature Prize 2024 on Tuesday, January 30, 2024. The Drue Heinz Literature Prize, open to authors who have published a book-length collection of fiction or at least three short stories or novellas in commercial magazines or literary journals, recognises and supports writers of short fiction.…

  • Morland Writing Scholarships 2023 winners announced.

    Morland Writing Scholarships 2023 winners announced.

    The winners of the Morland Writing Scholarships 2023 have been announced today, Friday, November 17, 2023.   The Morland Writing Scholarships for African Writers, popularly referred to as the Morland Writing Scholarship, is an opportunity to allow writers to finish a manuscript. In the past, the scholarship has been accorded to writers from across the…

  • Mubanga Kalimamukwento at day four of Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 3.

    Mubanga Kalimamukwento at day four of Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 3.

    Mubanga Kalimamukwento wrapped up day four of Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 3 from Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA on May 28, 2020. She was hosted by Rémy Ngamije. Afrolit Sans Frontières, a virtual literary festival for writers of African origin, started as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic international lockdown in March. It has had two iterations…

  • Mubanga Kalimamukwento, Foday Mannah on UK’s Bristol Short Story Prize 2019 shortlist.

    Mubanga Kalimamukwento, Foday Mannah on UK’s Bristol Short Story Prize 2019 shortlist.

    Mubanga Kalimamukwento and Foday Mannah. are the two Africans on the Bristol Short Story Prize 2019 shortlist announced on July 24, 2019. The Bristol Short Story Prize is an international writing competition founded in 2007 by the editors of the quarterly cultural magazine Bristol Review of Books. The prize publishes a short story anthology full…

  • Mubanga Kalimamukwento is Kalemba Short Story Prize 2019 winner.

    Mubanga Kalimamukwento is Kalemba Short Story Prize 2019 winner.

    Mubanga Kalimamukwento was announced the winner of the Kalemba Short Story Prize 2019 for her short story Inswa on June 17, 2019. The Kalemba Short Story Prize funded and administered by publishing company Ukusefya WORDS is awarded to the best work of original and unpublished short fiction written in English by a Zambian. The award…

  • Mubanga Kalimamukwento’s “The Mourning Bird” is now available.

    Mubanga Kalimamukwento’s “The Mourning Bird” is now available.

    Mubanga Kalimamukwento’s debut novel The Mourning Bird was published by Jacana on June 1, 2019. Mubanga Kalimamukwento is a Zambian writer who has been making waves in the African literary community with shortlists for the Kalemba Short Story Prize 2019 and the Syncity NG Anniversary Anthology and Prize. The writer isn’t just about short stories.…

  • Kalemba Short Story Prize 2019 shortlist announced.

    Kalemba Short Story Prize 2019 shortlist announced.

    The shortlist for the Kalemba Short Story Prize 2019 was announced on May 2, 2019. The Kalemba Short Story Prize brought a new lease of life into the Zambian literary community when it emerged in 2018. The award worth US$1,000 was aimed at short story writers from the Southern African country. The first winner was …