Tag: Rémy Ngamije

  • Rémy Ngamije wins Museum of African Diaspora African Literary Award 2022.

    Rémy Ngamije wins Museum of African Diaspora African Literary Award 2022.

    Rémy Ngamije was declared the winner of the inaugural edition of the Museum of African Diaspora African Literary Awards on September 8, 2022. The Museum of the African Diaspora is a contemporary art museum in San Francisco, California. one of only a few museums of its kind in the USA, they hold exhibitions and present…

  • Rémy Ngamije, Mac Donald Dixon are Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2023 judges.

    Rémy Ngamije, Mac Donald Dixon are Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2023 judges.

    Rémy Ngamije and Mac Donald Dixon were revealed to be judges at the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2023 today, September 1, 2022. The Commonwealth Short Story Prize is awarded for the best piece of unpublished short fiction in English in the regions of Africa, Asia, Canada, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Pacific. Each of these…

  • Museum of African Diaspora African Literary Awards finalists announced.

    Museum of African Diaspora African Literary Awards finalists announced.

    The finalists for the inaugural edition of the Museum of African Diaspora African Literary Awards were revealed on August 18, 2022. The Museum of the African Diaspora is a contemporary art museum in San Francisco, California. one of only a few museums of its kind in the USA, they hold exhibitions and present artists exclusively…

  • Osvalde Lewat wins inaugural Grand Prix Pan Africain de Littérature

    Osvalde Lewat wins inaugural Grand Prix Pan Africain de Littérature

    Osvalde Lewat’s Les Aquatiques was announced the winner of the inaugural Grand Prix Pan Africain de Littérature at a ceremony in Kinshasa, DR Congo on January 24, 2022. There was also a special mention for Rémy Ngamije’s novel The Eternal Audience Of One. In 2021, DR Congo President Félix Tshisekedi took over as the new…

  • Rémy Ngamije for Goethe-Institut Namibia’s “Virtually Yours” in September.

    Rémy Ngamije for Goethe-Institut Namibia’s “Virtually Yours” in September.

    Rémy Ngamije is the featured guest of Goethe-Institut Namibia’s “Virtually Yours” on Saturday, September 11, 2021. He will be moderated by Zukiswa Wanner. Virtually Yours is a series that brings you to the centre of contemporary African literature with discussions between leading African authors curated by Zukiswa Wanner and hosted by Goethe-Namibia. Since it kicked…

  • AKO Caine Prize for African Writing 2021 shortlist announced.

    AKO Caine Prize for African Writing 2021 shortlist announced.

    The shortlist for the AKO Caine Prize for African Writing 2021 has been announced today, June 2, 2021. It features Doreen Baingana, Meron Hadero, Rémy Ngamije, Troy Onyango, and Iryn Tushabe, The AKO Caine Prize for African Writing is awarded annually to an African writer published in English for a short story. The prize has…

  • Rémy Ngamije, Roland Watson-Grant are Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2021 winners

    Rémy Ngamije, Roland Watson-Grant are Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2021 winners

    Rémy Ngamije and Roland Watson-Grant are two of the winners of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2021, announced today, May 12, 2021. The Commonwealth Short Story Prize is awarded for the best piece of unpublished short fiction in English in Africa, Asia, Canada and Europe, the Caribbean, and the Pacific regions. Each of these winners…

  • Kayo Chingonyi at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 5.

    Kayo Chingonyi at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 5.

    Kayo Chingonyi featured at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 5 from Leeds, UK on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. He was hosted by Remy Ngamije. Afrolit Sans Frontières, a virtual literary festival for writers of African origin, was founded by author and publisher Zukiswa Wanner as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic international lockdowns. The festival format…

  • Kalemba Short Story Prize 2020 judging panel announced.

    Kalemba Short Story Prize 2020 judging panel announced.

    Ellen Banda-Aaku, Masande Ntshanga, Remy Ngamije, and Mali Kambandu are on the judging panel of the Kalemba Short Story Prize 2020 announced on July 11, 2020. The Kalemba Short Story Prize is awarded annually to the best work of original and unpublished short fiction written in English by a Zambian. The award has been won…

  • Rémy Ngamije’s novel “The Eternal Audience of One” gets US publisher.

    Rémy Ngamije’s novel “The Eternal Audience of One” gets US publisher.

    The English language rights for Rémy Ngamije’s The Eternal Audience of One have been acquired by Scout Press, an imprint of Simon and Schuster in the United States. The acquisition was officially made public on June 17, 2020. The Eternal Audience of One, the debut novel by Rwanda-born Namibian Rémy Ngamije, follows the life of…

  • AKO Caine Prize for African Writing 2020 shortlist announced.

    AKO Caine Prize for African Writing 2020 shortlist announced.

    The shortlist for the AKO Caine Prize for African Writing 2020 announced today, May 19, 2020, features Erica Sugo Anyadike, Chikodili Emelumadu, Jowhor Ile, Rémy Ngamije, and Irenosen Okojie. The AKO Caine Prize is awarded annually for a short story by an African writer published in English. It is named after the late Sir Michael…

  • Elma Shaw at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 2.

    Elma Shaw at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 2.

    Elma Shaw kicked off the second day of Season 2 of the Afrolit Sans Frontières on Instagram from Kigali, Rwanda on Tuesday, April 21, 2020. She was hosted by Remy Ngamije. Afrolit Sans Frontières, a new initiative for writers of African origin, was started in March as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic international lockdown.…

  • Maaza Mengiste, Natasha Omokhodion-Kalulu Banda, Remy Ngamije, Bisi Adjapon, and Chike Frankie Edozien at Afrolit Sans Frontières

    Maaza Mengiste, Natasha Omokhodion-Kalulu Banda, Remy Ngamije, Bisi Adjapon, and Chike Frankie Edozien at Afrolit Sans Frontières

    Maaza Mengiste, Natasha Omokhodion-Kalulu Banda, Remy Ngamije, Bisi Adjapon, and Chike Frankie Edozien wrapped up day 1 of Season 2 of Afrolit Sans Frontières from several cities around the world on April 20, 2020. Afrolit Sans Frontières, a new initiative for writers of African origin, was started in March as a result of the Covid-19…

  • Afrolit Sans Frontieres Virtual Literary Festival kicks off on March 23.

    Afrolit Sans Frontieres Virtual Literary Festival kicks off on March 23.

    The Afrolit Sans Frontieres Virtual Literary Festival, an initiative of writers of African origin curated by Zukiswa Wanner, kicks off on the Internet from March 23 – 30, 2020. In the last few weeks, the world has become unrecognisable as the Corona Virus pandemic reaches across the planet. Activity has ground to a halt in…