Women Writers

Jhalak Prize
Jennifer N. Makumbi Shortlisted for the Jhalak Prize

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

Whispers

A tale of thoughts and whispers - of a journey to a home unknown.

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YBS
‘The Day I Fell Off My Island’ by Yvonne Bailey-Smith

A review of Yvonne Bailey-Smith’s novel ‘The Day I Fell Off My Island’.

Wanted: WomanFest Writers-in-Residence

Open call for Ghanaian Women Writers by LOATAD ahead of WomanFest

About Me in Africa […]

A personal reflection on the effects of colonialism, racism, and religion on the North African identity

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Nawal El Saadawi
Nawal El Saadawi Dies at Age 89

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

‘Transcendent Kingdom’ by Yaa Gyasi

A Literandra Exclusive Review of Yaa Gyasi’s ‘Transcendent Kingdom’, written by Victor Kouassi

‘Virtually Yours’ Returns with Natasha Omokhodion

Zukiswa Wanner returns with another instalment of ‘Virtually Yours’

Jennifer N. Makumbi Longlisted for Jhalak Prize 2021

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

LOATAD
African Women’s Stories: A Call For Submissions

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

The Dragons,the Giant,the Women

An Exclusive Excerpt from Wayetu Moore's 'The Dragons, The Giant, The Women'

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Yellow Slipper

An Exclusive Excerpt from Efo Riro & Other Stories by Iquo Dianaabasi.

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