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South African Writers Call Out African Flavour Books for Non-payment and Non-communication, Cause Sunday Times to Drop Founder Fortiscue Helepi as Alan Paton Award Judge

In October 2018, African Flavour Books, the popular South African bookstore founded in 2015 by Fortiscue Helepi, which stocked only books by black Africans, posted a message on its Facebook page. But by January, writers were tweeting: Does anyone know the real story with African Flavour Books in Braam? — Phaṱhu (@PhathuMusitha) January 2, 2019 […]

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Fortiscue Helepi’s African Flavour Books to Open a New Store in Braamfontein

African Flavour Books will be opening a new bookstore in Braamfontein, South Africa. The company, which “sells African literature and vernacular literature from South Africa” as well as music, movies and stationery, was founded in 2013 by Fortiscue and Nokuthula Helepi, and based in Vanderbijlpark in the Gauteng, South Africa. While the development is yet to be […]

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Oh, Blessed Bri’Land | Jedah Mayberry | Fiction

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Bri’Land glistened at me, her brilliant display of pink sand shimmering in delight.  It would seem that I had finally, […]

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Statement: African Authors Sans Frontieres in Solidarity with African-Americans

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As African writers without borders who are connected beyond  geography with those who live in the United States of America […]

#SaveLambdaLiterary | Leading LGBTQ Literary Organization Needs Your Help

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Lambda Literary is struggling under the devastating financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic. On April 17, the organization launched a […]

Innocent Chizaram Ilo Awarded 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize for Africa Region

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Nigeria’s Innocent Chizaram Ilo is the regional winner for Africa of the 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize for their short […]

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