Website of an international literature festival which takes place in three different places: Saint Malo (France), Haiti, and Bamako (Mali). You will find a lot of information and articles on events, the programme itself, interviews or articles written by writers themselves. The festival also includes film, music and other arts. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The website offers a broad overview over publishing in (mainly francophone) African countries. You will find fulltexts (analyses, theses, ...) and also a concrete consulting and cooperation offer for African publishers. One focus is on textbooks. [editors ilissAfrica]
"Originally founded by Prof. Dieter Riemenschneider in the 1970s and now directed by Prof. Frank Schulze-Engler, the department is dedicated to teaching and research in the area of anglophone literatures in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific as well as Black and Asian Literature in Britain." The website offers information on conferences, research projects, a reading list and more. [according to site editor’s information] ... [supplemented]
Brittle Paper is an African literary blog. Its objective is to help build a vibrant African literary scene. It seeks out innovative approaches to book reviews and literary commentaries. It offers a thorough coverage of the African literary scene. It monitors how African authors interact with each other and with readers. Furthermore, Brittle Paper pays attention to literary spats, literary celebrity lifestyle, news about the publishing industry, the book market, and festivals. This way, it looks out for ways in which African literature intersects with local and global cultural currents. It is also committed to reinventing African literary classics for a younger, taste-driven audience. Most of all, by publishing original stories and poetry, Brittle Paper provides opportunity for new and aspiring writers to share their work with a lively audience [according to the site editor's information]....
Fulltexts of theses written at the Université de Limoges, France. Under "Mots-clés/Keywords"you will find theses on the following topics: Africa, african drama, african literature, Black Africa/ Afrique, Afrique noire, littérature africaine, théâtre africain. Among others, you will also find the thesis of the Chadic writer Koulsky Lamko.
The Caine Prize for African Writing is named in memory of the late Sir Michael Caine, former Chairman of Booker plc. He was Chairman of Africa 95, and Chairman of the Booker Prize management committee for almost 25 years. The first prize was awarded in 2000, at the Zimbabwe International Book Fair 2000 in Harare. The winner is announced at a dinner in Oxford in July, to which the shortlisted candidates are all invited. The Caine Prize is awarded to a work (a short story) by an African writer published in English, whether in Africa or elsewhere. The stories written at Caine Prize workshops are published annually alongside the Prize's shortlisted stories by New Internationalist (UK), Jacana Media (South Africa) and Cassava Republic (Nigeria). [according to site editor's information] The site contains a selection of press coverage of the Caine Prize and its winners as well as portraits of the winners. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The site "Africa Book Club" features blog postings, news, tit bits, reviews, and posts about Africa’s established and emerging writers. Every month they interview an African author, review recently released titles and profile books that represent some of the best contemporary African writing around. Has also a book store connected to Amazon. ... [editors ilissAfrica]