26 May, 2024

Attend The Limbe to Lagos: Non-fiction from Cameroon and Nigeria Book Launch (I Will Be There)

Last year, ten Cameronian and Nigerian writers went on an exciting writing adventure in Limbe and Lagos. At the end of the literary exchange program, the writers put together a fantastic creative non-fiction anthology. Goethe-Institut Nigeria has published the anthology. The book will be unveiled at the Lagos launch of “Limbe to Lagos: Non-fiction from Cameroon and […]

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Chicken Soup for the Soul Is Currently Accepting Stories For Its Upcoming Anthology (Award: $200) — Apply

A Chicken Soup For The Soul is calling on writers to submit stories or poems for their upcoming anthology. They are looking for real life stories, not fiction. The anthology is to be a compilation of stories or poems centered on forgiveness. They want stories/poems that talk about how letting go of your anger or […]

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Goethe-Institut Releases List Of Selected Participants For The Afro Young Adult Workshops—

The Goethe-Institut is pleased to announce the selection of writers for the eight African cities for Afro Young Adult workshops from 11-15 February (except for Lagos which will occur 4-8 February due to elections).There were a total of 435 submissions from all over the African continent and the diaspora. Of those, the facilitators selected 52 […]

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Believe me, you have to read the second project of the One World series. Published by the New Internationalist, this anthology of globe-trotting short stories is drawn from the works of the best international writers in the world. Most of these literary giants featured in this anthology are renowned for their originality and uniqueness. According […]

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10 African writers you must read in 2017

Bahati Books teamed up with Pigeonhole to serialize a free anthology of the best new African writing today. The title of this anthology is Mother Never Sleeps. The two organizations have chosen ten short stories by writers from across the continent and beyond. With tales of broken marriages and blossoming romance, car chases and minibus rides, […]

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