AiW note: Earlier this week we published Lizzy Attrees’s review of They Called You Dambudzo: A Memoir by Flora Veit-Wild (2021, Jacana Media). At the book’s centre is the double heartbeat of Veit-Wild’s relationship with the late Zimbabwean writer, Dambudzo… Read More ›
Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature
In other Words… AiW news and December’s wrap
Happy New Year! After a short break, we move through the changed circumstances, timelines and spaces of now, and catch up on our monthly round-up of ‘other words’ from the end of 2020 – news on AiW’s radar, collated from… Read More ›
Short List Announced: Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize 2018
THE MABATI-CORNELL KISWAHILI PRIZE FOR AFRICAN LITERATURE Short List Announcement The short list for Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature was announced today December 17, 2018 by the board chair, Abdilatif Abdalla. The prize, founded in 2014 by Dr…. Read More ›
Event: 2015 Kwani? Litfest: Beyond the Map of English, 1 – 6 December 2015, Nairobi
1st-6th December 2015 Nairobi The fifth edition of Kwani? Litfest, a biennial gathering of writers, artists and thinkers from across Africa, takes place from 1st- 6th December 2015.
Winners Announcement for the Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature
The Winners of the new Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature were announced today (17 NOVEMBER 2015). The prize has the express goal of recognizing writing in African languages and encouraging translation from, between and into African languages.