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.
A Separate Cinema: 50 Years of Independent African American Filmmaking published by The Hollywood Press covers the little known story of black filmmakers and popular screen performers.
In 2013, NoViolet Bulawayo spoke on a panel for the Miami International Book Fair. While the entire audience focused on her presentation, the highlight for me was asking her about what authors should those new to African authors add to their bookshelf.
The weather in the Northern Hemisphere provides the perfect backdrop for spending a few hours with a good story. And, since it has been some time that I have devoted this space to literature , I want to provide a few recommendations for your bookshelf.
The famed city of Timbuktu was known as a city of trade, wealth and knowledge. Islamic scholars flocked to the city to study and to teach those eager to learn.
This essay was written by Tananarive Due , an American Book Award-winning author, screenwriter and filmmaker. She is the former Chair in the Humanities at Spelman College.
The Caine Prize has signed a deal with the Nigerian publishing company, Lantern Books, to publish the 2014 edition of the Caine Prize anthology, The Gonjon Pin and Other Stories.