Tag: Sulaiman Addonia

  • Book Digest: Tuelo Gabonewe, Shani Akilah, Sulaiman Addonia, Chioma Okereke

    Book Digest: Tuelo Gabonewe, Shani Akilah, Sulaiman Addonia, Chioma Okereke

    We wrap up book news for our readers in our regular Book Digest segment with books from Tuelo Gabonewe, Shani Akilah, Sulaiman Addonia, and Chioma Okereke. For Such a Time as This by Shani Akilah Publisher:  MagpieDate:  June 20, 2024Genre:  Fiction, short story collectionLanguage:  EnglishWhere to find it: One World, Waterstones, Amazon Shani Akilah Shani…

  • 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…

  • Asmara-Addis Literary Festival (In Exile) 2022 to be hosted in May.

    Asmara-Addis Literary Festival (In Exile) 2022 to be hosted in May.

    The Asmara-Addis Literary Festival (In Exile) 2022, will be hosted in Brussels, Belgium from May 29-31, 2022. This year’s theme is “Say It Loud, The Art Of Unsubtlety.” The Asmara-Addis Literary Festival (In Exile), founded by novelist Sulaiman Addonia, was first hosted in the Belgian city of Brussels in 2019. It was attended by among…

  • Translations: Scholastique Mukasonga, Mutt-Lon, Imbolo Mbue, Sulaiman Addonia

    Translations: Scholastique Mukasonga, Mutt-Lon, Imbolo Mbue, Sulaiman Addonia

    Translations for books by Scholastique Mukasonga, Mutt-Lon, Imbolo Mbue, and Sulaiman Addonia are currently available for your reading pleasure. Book: Frau auf bloBen FüBenOriginal Title: La Femme Aux Pieds NusAuthor: Scholastique MukasongaTranslator: Gudrun and Otto HonkePublisher: Peter Hammer VerlagPublishing Date: March 8, 2022Language: French to German Scholastique Mukasonga Scholastique Mukasonga is a French Rwandan author…

  • Sulaiman Addonia wins at Belgium’s Golden Afro Artistic Awards 2021.

    Sulaiman Addonia wins at Belgium’s Golden Afro Artistic Awards 2021.

    Sulaiman Addonia was revealed to be a winner at the Golden Afro Artistic Awards 2021 for literature in Brussels, Belgium on Saturday, September 11, 2021. The Golden Afro Artistic Awards were founded to highlight hidden talents from the African diaspora, Afro-descendant talents who find it difficult to receive all the light spots that there are…

  • Translations: Hemley Boum, Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, Brandon Taylor, Sulaiman Addonia

    Translations: Hemley Boum, Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, Brandon Taylor, Sulaiman Addonia

    Translations for books by Hemley Boum, Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, Sulaiman Addonia, and Brandon Taylor are currently available for your reading pleasure. Book: De Daagen Komen en Gaan Original Title: Les Jours Vont et Viennent Author: Hemley Boum Translators: Mieke Maassen, Gertrud Maes and Alice Teekman Publisher: Uitgeverijorlando Publishing Date: December 1, 2020 Language: French to…

  • Sulaiman Addonia at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 2.

    Sulaiman Addonia at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 2.

    Sulaiman Addonia kicked off the fourth day of Season 2 of the Afrolit Sans Frontières from Brussels, Belgium on Thursday, April 23, 2020. He was hosted by Troy Onyango. The Afrolit Sans Frontières, a new initiative by and for writers of African origin, was started in March as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic international…

  • Asmara-Addis Literary Festival (In Exile) 2020 dates and guests announced.

    Asmara-Addis Literary Festival (In Exile) 2020 dates and guests announced.

    The guests who will feature at the Asmara-Addis Literary Festival (In Exile) 2020, in Brussels, Belgium on February 27-28, were announced on January 14, 2020. On February 9, 2019, the Asmara-Addis Literary Festival (In Exile) made a splash in the Belgian city of Brussels. The festival was founded by novelist Sulaiman Addonia who is well…

  • Kagiso Lesego Molope is Pius Adesanmi Memorial Award 2019 winner.

    Kagiso Lesego Molope is Pius Adesanmi Memorial Award 2019 winner.

    Kagiso Lesego Molope was announced the winner of the Pius Adesanmi Memorial Award 2019 on October 15, 2019. Hassan Ghedi Santur and Sulaiman Addonia came second and third respectively. Pius Adesanmi, was a Nigerian-born, Canada-based scholar who passed away tragically in the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash on March 10, 2019. In his honour, the…

  • Novuyo Rosa Tshuma, Sulaiman Addonia, Diana Evans on UK’s Orwell Prize 2019 longlist.

    Novuyo Rosa Tshuma, Sulaiman Addonia, Diana Evans on UK’s Orwell Prize 2019 longlist.

    Novuyo Rosa Tshuma, Sulaiman Addonia, and Diana Evans are on the Orwell Prize 2019 longlist announced today May 7, 2019. The Orwell Prizes are the UK’s most prestigious prizes for political writing. Every year, The Orwell Foundation awards prizes for the work which comes closest to George Orwell’s ambition ‘to make political writing into an…

  • Afropolitan Festival 2019 hosts Asmara-Addis Literary Festival (In Exile) 2019.

    Afropolitan Festival 2019 hosts Asmara-Addis Literary Festival (In Exile) 2019.

    The Asmara-Addis Literary Festival (In Exile) 2019 was hosted in Brussels, Belgium on February 9, 2019. It was hosted as part of the Afropolitan Festival 2019 which happened from February 8-10, 2019. Since 2017, the Bozar institute in Brussels, Belgium has been hosting the Afropolitan Festival where art forms like music, film, literature from Africans…

  • Asmara Addis Literary Festival (In Exile) for Brussels in February.

    Asmara Addis Literary Festival (In Exile) for Brussels in February.

    The Asmara Addis Literary Festival (In Exile) is set for Brussels, Belgium on February 9, 2019.  The festival is a creation of Eritrean novelist Sulaiman Addonia. Sulaiman Addonia, a novelist who fled Eritrea as a child refugee, made a splash with debut novel The Consequences of Love which was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize…