Today, we are delighted to be sharing a couple of new quickfire AiW Q&As with Nigerian writer Uchechukwu Peter Umezurike, where we talk about “Things that Matter” to makers’ and thinkers’ processes and selves… In this case, we’re talking books… Read More ›
AiW Note: Kikwetu is an annual online literary journal that publishes both new and established writers from East Africa and beyond in English and Swahili. The journal was born out of a Nairobi-based writing group in 2015, and is run… Read More ›
The research theme: ‘Making Sense: Language, Text and Interpretation in African Studies’. This year’s Cadbury programme is linked to the previous call for papers posted here for the conference ‘Making Sense: Language, Text and Interpretation in African Studies’ at the… Read More ›
Africa 2020 ‘Artistic, Digital, and Political Creation in English-Speaking African Countries’ Building on the recent partnership signed between Aix-Marseille Université (AMU) and the Festival de Marseille, the peer-reviewed journal of AMU research centre on Anglophone Studies (LERMA), E-rea, has decided to… Read More ›
AiW Guest: Rashna Batliwala Singh In his now iconic essay “Tradition and the Individual Talent” T. S. Eliot famously says “No poet, no artist of any art, has his complete meaning alone. His significance, his appreciation is the appreciation of his… Read More ›
Reminder – Call for Applications: the Writivism 2014 Creative Writing Workshops. Deadline December 31st, 2013.
Writivism CONNECTING LITERATURE TO REALITY. Writivism 2014 Creative Writing Workshops. The Writivism 2014 workshops will be held on the 8th of February 2014, simultaneously in five different African cities. The one-day workshops are planned for Abuja, Harare, Kampala, Nairobi and Cape… Read More ›
Binyavanga Wainaina has recently been contracted to coordinate the Africa39 Longlist – 120 of the most promising fiction authors under the age of 40 from Africa, South of the Sahara and diaspora… This is a huge undertaking and will lead… Read More ›