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Negritude Is Omnipresent in African Writing: On Its Birth, Rebellion, & Perceived Disappearance | D. S. Battistoli

I Earlier this year, in the context of an English-language debate on race consciousness in Africa, the topic of the Negritude movement came up briefly. The Zimbabwean-South African writer Panashe Chigumadzi wrote in her finely-argued essay, “Why I’m No Longer Talking to Nigerians About Race,” published in Africa Is a Country: Wọlé Sóyinká had been […]

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Win Copies of Marlon James’ Black Leopard, Red Wolf in Narrative Landscape Press’ Ongoing Competition

Narrative Landscape Press, the Nigerian publishers of Marlon James’ Black Leopard, Red Wolf, recently announced a competition which will see successful participants win copies of the novel. This competition will run through the month of April. Excerpts from the book will be posted on our Medium page with links to the page published on our social […]

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Narrative Landscape Press to Release Nigerian Edition of Marlon James’ Black Leopard, Red Wolf in April

The publishing company Narrative Landscape Press is gearing up for its release of the Nigerian edition of Marlon James’ highly anticipated new novel Black Leopard, Red Wolf, the first in his Dark Star Trilogy. Described by the author as “an African Game of Thrones,” the book has already been optioned for film adaptation by Black Panther actor […]

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Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, Sarah Ladipo Manyika, Olumide Popoola, Mukoma wa Ngugi at Stimmen Afrikas Literaturfestival in Cologne, Germany

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From November 6 to November 9 2019, 33 guests from 19 countries, including several notable African authors, scholars, other individuals […]

Romeo Oriogun’s Debut Poetry Collection, Sacrament of Bodies, an Interrogation of Queerness, Masculinity & Nigerianness, Now Available for Pre-order

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In 2018, the Nigerian poet Romeo Oriogun was named an Institute of International Education Artist Protection Fund Fellow and a […]

20.35 Africa | Momtaza Mehri, Megan Ross, Nadra Mabrouk, Saddiq Dzukogi Featured in Forthcoming Issue II, Guest-Edited by Yasmin Belkhyr & Kayo Chingonyi

Earlier this year, we announced a call for submissions for Issue II of 20.35 Africa: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry, […]

Oyinkan Braithwaite, Mia Couto, Uzodinma Iweala, Cynthia Jele Longlisted for 2020 International Dublin Literary Award

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The longlist for the 2020 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award has just been announced and nine Africans are on it: […]

Chika Unigwe Speaks About Igbo Identity at Centre for Memories in Enugu

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Nigerian author and professor Chika Unigwe recently spoke at the Centre for Memories, Enugu, Nigeria, as the November speaker for […]

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s Second Novel Acquired by Booker Prize-Winning Publisher, Oneworld

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Oneworld has acquired the rights to Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s second novel. Titled The First Woman, the novel is the third […]

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