Tag: Safiya Sinclair

  • Guggenheim Fellows 2024 announced

    Guggenheim Fellows 2024 announced

    The Guggenheim Fellows 2024 were announced on Thursday, April 11, 2024. Here are the writers and poets of African descent on the list. Guggenheim Fellowships are grants awarded annually by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation to those “who have demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts.” The fellowship…

  • OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature 2024 shortlists announced.

    OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature 2024 shortlists announced.

    Safiya Sinclair, Nicole Sealey, and Kevin Jared Hosein are the shortlisted writers of the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature 2024 announced in Trinidad and Tobago on Sunday, April 7, 2024. The OCM (One Caribbean Media) Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature, worth US$10,000, is an annual award for literary books by Caribbean writers, first handed…

  • Tiya Miles, Safiya Sinclair on UK’s Women’s Prize for Non-Fiction 2024 shortlist

    Tiya Miles, Safiya Sinclair on UK’s Women’s Prize for Non-Fiction 2024 shortlist

    Tiya Miles and Safiya Sinclair are on the shortlist for the Women’s Prize for Non-Fiction 2024 announced on Wednesday, March 27, 2024. The Women’s Prize founded in 1996 is one of the most prestigious literary prizes in the United Kingdom. It is awarded annually to a female author of any nationality for the best original…

  • Safiya Sinclair, Jonny Steinberg win at US National Book Critics Circle Awards 2023

    Safiya Sinclair, Jonny Steinberg win at US National Book Critics Circle Awards 2023

    Safiya Sinclair and Jonny Steinberg won at the National Book Critics Circle Awards 2023 in New York, USA on Thursday, March 21, 2024. The National Book Critics Circle celebrates the best books published in the past year in the United States since 1974. Finalists are nominated, evaluated, and selected by the 24-member board of directors…

  • Tiya Miles, Safiya Sinclair on UK’s Women’s Prize for Non-Fiction 2024 longlist

    Tiya Miles, Safiya Sinclair on UK’s Women’s Prize for Non-Fiction 2024 longlist

    Tiya Miles and Safiya Sinclair are on the longlist for the UK’s Women’s Prize for Non-Fiction 2024 announced on Thursday, February 15, 2024. The Women’s Prize founded in 1996 is one of the most prestigious literary prizes in the United Kingdom. It is awarded annually to a female author of any nationality for the best…

  • US National Book Critics Circle Awards 2023 finalists announced.

    US National Book Critics Circle Awards 2023 finalists announced.

    The National Book Critics Circle Awards 2023 finalists have been announced today, Thursday, January 25, 2024. Here are the writers of African descent on the lists. The National Book Critics Circle (NBCC) bestows its awards honouring the best books published in the past year in the United States since 1974. The finalists are nominated, evaluated,…

  • Book Digest: Farai Mudzingwa, Safiya Sinclair, Stefanie Hirsbrunner, Tlotlo Tsamaase

    Book Digest: Farai Mudzingwa, Safiya Sinclair, Stefanie Hirsbrunner, Tlotlo Tsamaase

    We wrap up book news for our readers in our regular Book Digest segment with books from Farai Mudzingwa, Safiya Sinclair, Stefanie Hirsbrunner, and Tlotlo Tsamaase. Avenues by Train By Farai Mudzingwa Publisher:  Cassava RepublicDate:  September 25, 2023Genre:  FictionLanguage:  EnglishWhere to find it: Click here. Farai Mudzingwa Farai Mudzingwa is a Zimbabwean writer whose fiction…