Playwright Lynn Nottage received the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for her play Sweat. The honors were presented during a ceremony at Columbia University in New York City on April 10.
Above: Jaamil Olawale Kosoko Performance artist/poet Jaamil Olawale Kosoko. Photo by Erik Carter Lighting and projection designer David Bengali, performance artist and poet Jaamil Olawale Kosoko, and writer Erika L.
Short Stories: Little Miss Sophie from The Goodness of St. Rocque and Other Stories by Alice Dunbar Nelson
Note: Alice Dunbar-Nelson was a Harlem Renaissance writer born in New Orleans. Poet, journalist and activist, Ms. Dunbar-Nelson wrote about creole culture in African dialect.
Above: Thong by Eric Austin This short story is sexually explicit and contains graphic language, sexual images, and violence. This may not be suitable for young and sensitive readers.
Farafina Trust will be holding a creative writing workshop in Lagos, organized by award-winning writer and creative director of Farafina Trust, Chimamanda Adichie, from June 21 to July 1, 2016.
It could be incredibly easy or incredibly difficult to write a children’s alphabet book. Where most simply put letters the in the right order and tell preschoolers that “A” is for “apple” and so on, Elissa Blount-Moorhead put herself the task of being creative and even entertaining parents.
The Harlem Book Fair has launched an innovative literacy-awareness initiative, My Book Selfie, that rewards readers who share their love of books.
This new series from Sugarcane Magazine feature academic conversations and interviews of some of the best African and African Diaspora artists.