Jhalak Prize
Jennifer N. Makumbi Shortlisted for the Jhalak Prize

Jhalak Shortlist announced: Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s ‘The First Woman’ nominated.

Wanted: WomanFest Writers-in-Residence

Open call for Ghanaian Women Writers by LOATAD ahead of WomanFest

LOATAD: Digital Residency Open Call

An open call for Archivists, Librarians, and Writers from LOATAD in Ghana.

Open Call: Ghanaian Writing On Migration

An open call for Ghanaian writers by LOATAD (in Ghana) and LFP (in Canada).

International Booker Prize
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o Nominated for International Booker

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o and David Diop have been longlisted for the 2021 International Booker Prize.

Sulaiman Addonia Signs with Canongate

Sulaiman Addonia has signed with Canongate for his new novel ‘The Seers’.

Nawal El Saadawi
Nawal El Saadawi Dies at Age 89

The death of feminist icon Nawal El Saadawi is mourned around the world.

Idris Elba signs major book deal with HarperCollins

Idris Elba signs major children’s book deal with HarperCollins

‘Virtually Yours’ Returns with Natasha Omokhodion

Zukiswa Wanner returns with another instalment of ‘Virtually Yours’

A Waterstones Online Event with Namina Forna

Ben Aaronovitch and Namina Forna are scheduled to take part in a Waterstones Online Event

Jennifer N. Makumbi Longlisted for Jhalak Prize 2021

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi has been Longlisted for 2021’s instalment of the Jhalak Literary Prize

African Women’s Stories: A Call For Submissions

Call For Submissions for the LOATAD Women Reading Women Oral Archive Project.