Hey guys, Welcome To April!! It’s time to introduce you to exciting new releases by African Authors. This month is kinda special to me because both of the books on this list have been on my mind since 2016 and I am so excited that I’ll get to smell at least one of them before the month ends. Yipee!! The books of April are both by Nigerian Women, both debuts, and both by brilliant writers. I have read most of Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo already if you consider listening to it reading. I know, but I was so curious I couldn’t […]
Welcome To March, Book Lovers! Time to look through new African Literature coming out this month. As usual, you are all invited to mention new books by African Authors. I’ll be updating this post throughout the month. This month we have a promising debut author and a highly acclaimed veteran serving us literary goodness. This month we have a promising debut author and a highly acclaimed veteran serving us literary goodness. Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions Release Date: March 7, 2017 From the best-selling author of We Should All Be Feminists comes a powerful statement about feminism today. Written as a letter […]
The 2017 Writivism Short Story Prize is now open for entries from unpublished African Writers. The Annual Award for emerging writers is governed by the Center for African Cultural Excellence (CACE).
As part of my resolution to read more contemporary African Fiction, I will be highlighting new book releases every month this year.
The Etisalat Prize for Literature is sponsored by Etisalat Nigeria.
Writivism Literary Initiative is pleased to announce that our 2017 online Mentoring Programme is now open for applications. A project of the Centre for African Cultural Excellence, Writivism identifies, mentors, publishes and promotes emerging African writers resident in any country on the African continent.
Happy New Year!!! One of my many resolutions for 2017 is to read more new books by contemporary African Authors. In that spirit, I have decided to start a monthly feature on new books out of Africa. Feel free to add any new books you know will be published in January 2017 in the comments below. Binti: Home by Nnedi Okorafor I haven’t read the first instalment yet, still patiently waiting for new book mail. However, I have heard so many good things about Binti Nnedi Okorafor also won a Hugo Award for it in 2016; so I’m really excited to […]
August was a great month for my blog ( 100+ WordPress followers, Yay!!!) and reading. I read 10 books in August, more than i anticipated and the best part is i didn’t read one terrible book. Sure, there were a couple that i could have done without but they weren’t so bad to be a waste of my time. I also bought a LOT of books in August, to the detriment of new shoes even but i have no regrets. I would like to say that i’ll be reading strictly from this list but that is not possible. There are just so […]