J. Murua’s Literature Blog

James Murua’s Literature Blog

EXPLORING AFRICAN LITERATURE
James Murua has conducted workshops on blogging and social media in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Malawi and has been a media consultant for the Goethe Institut, Nairobi.

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Abuja Literary and Arts Festival 2020 for August.

  10/07 | The Abuja Literary and Arts Festival 2020, with the theme “The Art of Empathy,” is set to run from August 13-15, 2020. The announcement (...)

Inaugural Caribbean Literature Day set to be hosted on July 12.

  10/07 | The inaugural Caribbean Literature Day will be hosted on Sunday, July 12, 2020. The theme will be “Celebrating Caribbean Literature: (...)

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi on Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2020 longlist.

  10/07 | Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s short story collection Manchester Happened is on the longlist for the Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2020 (...)

Colson Whitehead wins Orwell Prize for Political Fiction 2020.

9/07 | Colson Whitehead’s The Nickel Boys was announced the winner of the Orwell Prize for Political Fiction 2020 earlier today, July 9, 2020. (...)

Afrolit Sans Frontières : Season 5 dates announced.

9/07 | Season 5 of Afrolit Sans Frontieres, with the theme “Journeys,” runs from July 27 to August 3, 2020 Afrolit Sans Frontières, a virtual (...)

ArabLit Quarterly, Doek !, and Pree : A tale of three literary magazines.

9/07 | In our continuing series to introduce, and reintroduce, you to literary magazines from African and Black writing, we present The (...)

Kalynn Bayron’s Young Adult novel “Cinderella is Dead” published on July 7.

9/07 | Kalynn Bayron’s Young Adult offering Cinderella is Dead, from Bloomsbury YA, was published on July 7, 2020. This blogger was first (...)

Niran Adedokun essay collection “The Danfo Driver in All of Us” launches in Lagos.

9/07 | Niran Adedokun’s essay collection The Danfo Driver in All of Us, published by Narrative Landscape, launched in Lagos, Nigeria on July 6, (...)

Linton Kwesi Johnson awarded PEN Pinter Prize 2020.

7/07 | Linton Kwesi Johnson has been awarded the PEN Pinter Prize 2020 today, July 7, 2020. He will receive the award in a digital ceremony (...)

A snapshot of Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 4.

7/07 | Season 4 of Afrolit Sans Frontières, the literary festival spanning the Black writing world, ran from June 29 to July 6, 2020. Afrolit (...)

d’bi.young anitafrika wraps up Season 4 of Afrolit Sans Frontières.

6/07 | d’bi.young anitafrika was the final guest at Season 4 of Afrolit Sans Frontières from London, UK on July 6, 2020. She was hosted by (...)

A snapshot of the Juneteenth Book Festival 2020.

6/07 | The Juneteenth Book Festival, organised by author L.L. McKinney and book publicist Saraciea Fennell, happened this past June 19, 2020. (...)

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Abuja Literary and Arts Festival 2020 for August.

  10/07 | The Abuja Literary and Arts Festival 2020, with the theme “The Art of Empathy,” is set to run from August 13-15, 2020. The announcement (...)

Inaugural Caribbean Literature Day set to be hosted on July 12.

  10/07 | The inaugural Caribbean Literature Day will be hosted on Sunday, July 12, 2020. The theme will be “Celebrating Caribbean Literature: (...)

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi on Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2020 longlist.

  10/07 | Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s short story collection Manchester Happened is on the longlist for the Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2020 (...)

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