An award and anthology on the topics of gender, human rights and sexuality, for writers and photographers across Africa.
The next time you are struggling with your own writing, recall this selection of pages from the drafts of great novels.
The BBC explains why we say ‘tick-tock’, not ‘tock-tick’, ‘ding-dong’, not ‘dong-ding’, and ‘chit-chat’, not ‘chat-chit’.
After the publication of 1984, George Orwell sent a copy to his high school French teacher, Aldous Huxley
In October of 1949, a few months after 1984 was published, George Orwell sent a copy of the book to his high school French teacher, Aldous Huxley.
Aaron Bady has written an article for Pacific Standard about Jalada Africa, a pan-African literary collective with a radical mission: ‘an ongoing translation effort to unite – and elevate – African literature’.
Zakes Mda has written a great response to a fan who asked ‘Don’t you ever get writer’s block?’
Short Story Day Africa in partnership with the Goethe-Institut invite submissions to attend a series of one day workshops in the following cities: