2004 Caine Prize Winner Announced
Brian Chikwava, from Zimbabwe,
has won the fifth Caine Prize for African Writing for ‘Seventh
Street Alchemy’ from Writing Still, Weaver Press, Harare
2003. The result was announced by the Chair of the judges, Alvaro Ribeiro,
at a dinner held this evening (Monday, 19 July) in ...
APNET revamps its website
PNET has relaunched its website in French and English.
A Portuguese version is under construction. The new site includes online
issues of the African Publishing ...
African-based organisations invited to take over
management of African Journals OnLine (AJOL)
INASP - the International Network for the Availability
of Scientific Publications – is inviting expressions of interest
from African-based organisations in undertaking the management of the
existing African Journals OnLine (AJOL) service...
Sisulu biography wins Noma Award 2003
Elinor Sisulu’s biography of Walter and Albertina
Sisulu has won the 24th Noma Award for Publishing in Africa, a hat-trick
for Cape Town publishers David Philip.
Caine Prize 2004 shortlist announced
Five African writers have been shortlisted for this
year's Caine Prize for African Writing. The winner of the US$ 15,000
prize will be announced on 19 July, in Oxford, England.
APNET General Council meeting postponed
The APNET Board has today informed delegates and
invitees that APNET’s 6th General Council Meeting, earlier scheduled
to be held in Johannesburg from 26 to 28 April 2004, has been
Montreal selected as World Book Capital 2005
At a meeting held in Paris on 16 February, representatives
of the International Publishers Association (IPA), International Booksellers
Federation (IBF), International Federation of Library
Through Reading - Zambia
This project uses television programmes to stimulate
and promote reading in Zambia. The project is being promoted by Window
New Chairperson for Nigeria International Book
Mr Yinka Lawal-Solarin has been elected as Chair
of the Nigeria International Book Fair. The election took place at the
John Maxwell Coetzee wins the Nobel Prize for
The Swedish Academy have announced that South African
writer John Maxwell Coetzee is winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature
Crossing Borders programme Phase 2 (West Africa)
The Department of English and Creative Writing at
Lancaster University is running a distance-learning programme for African
writers who already have some experience in poetry ...
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