AiW Guest: Siphiwo Mahala. AIW note: Today we offer a Words on the Times Q&A from Siphiwo Mahala, Editor of Imbiza Journal for African Writing. Our Words on the Times series (available at the link) was initiated in April 2020… Read More ›
The written word envelops online as South African, African and International writers meet for a thought-provoking week of literary dialogue, exchanging ideas, and stimulating discussions. Time of the Writer features a diverse gathering of leading novelists, social commentators, activists, playwrights, short… Read More ›
The 23rd Time of the Writer International Festival – scheduled to take place in Durban, South Africa from 16th to 21st March – went online this year. In spite of challenges posed by the global pandemic, University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre… Read More ›
Lagos, Nigeria, 26 June 2017: Following the successful completion of the fourth edition of its flagship pan-African literary prize, Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat, has announced a call for entries for the 2018 Etisalat Prize for Literature. The opening… Read More ›
This year the Aké Review (the official journal of the Aké Arts and Book Festival) asked guests ten questions ahead of the festival – from whether they write in their mother tongue to what karaoke song they would like to sing. … Read More ›
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.