Category Archives: Updates

Lifted Brow Poster 2018

$5000 Experimental Non-Fiction Prize

The Lifted Brow & RMIT non-fictionLab Prize for Experimental Non-Fiction is currently receiving submission from all over the world. According to the organisers “This prize seeks work that is unlike any other. We want to hear from writers we’ve never read before, and we want writers we already know and love to challenge themselves to create work unlike any they’ve Read More

All for Books Kenya

All for Books Initiative Receives KES 5.7 Million Worth of Books from Moran

The All for Books campaign has received storybooks worth KES 5.7 million from Moran Publishers. The book handover event was held Tuesday 13, March 2018 at the publisher’s Judda Complex headquarters.   Moran Publishers CEO, Mr David Muita lauded the All for Books initiative that seeks to spread storybooks to all corners of Kenya in an effort to spread the Read More

New Deadline for the 2018 Golden Baobab Prize Submission

The Golden Baobab extended the deadline for the 2018 call for submissions. The new deadline is March 31, 2018. The call out was first announced on March 31, 2017 and the deadline set at December, 2017. However, the organisers of the prestigious prize for children literature based in Accra, Ghana, extended the deadline to give opportunity to more writers and Read More

Call for Submissions: Babishai Niwe Poetry Awards 2018

Submission for the annual Babishai Niwe poetry award is now open. The submission opened on February 26 and will close on May 26, 2018.   The guidelines for the competition are spelt below.

Literary prizes in Kenya

Writivism Short Story Prize 2018 Deadline Nigh

Image credit: Writivism Have you submitted for the annual Writivism Short Story Prize yet? The 2018 submissions for the prize closes 31st, March. The overall winner of the prize will take home USD 500 with a possible one month writing residency at a university on the continent of Africa. The prize is an improvement from last year’s USD 400. During Read More

All I Ever Wanted Play

All I Ever Wanted is Here Again!

Hearts of Art theatre group is bringing you the second showing of All I Ever Wanted, a riveting act that explores the intricacies of living double lives. The play will be happening at Mageuzi Theatre, PAWA 254, along State House Crescent Rd. The producers of the play promise a performance that ‘is an explosion of laughter and tears like never Read More