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Farafina Writing Workshop 2017 Cancelled

The 2017 edition of the Farafina Trust writing workshop will not hold following “abrupt” withdrawal of its sponsorship by the Nigerian Breweries. Chimamanda Adichie, the convener of the annual workshop, made this known in a statement on Tuesday. She said the company had withdrawn its

And the winner is… Jowhor Ile #EtisalatPFL2016

  Jowhor Ile emerges winner of 2016 Etisalat Prize for Literature with his debut novel And After Many Days, thus making him the first Nigeria to win the prestigious award. The winner was announced at the award ceremony hosted by sponsors Etisalat on the 20th of

Etisalat Prize For Literature 2016 Announces Call For Entries.

Etisalat has announced its call for entries to the 2016 edition of the Pan-African Prize, Etisalat Prize for Literature. This is coming just a few months after the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Fiston Mwanza Mujila won the 2015 edition of the Prize with his first


Mainland Book Café invites submissions for the 2016 volume of the chapbook collective in Poetry, Fiction and Visual Arts. Submission closes: 20th June 2016 Send your submissions to Submission Guidelines Fiction should not be more than 3000 words original writing, along with a short biographical