Africa

[The JRB Daily] 2019 Caine Prize for African Writing shortlist announced, featuring stories that tackle ‘the ordinary in an extraordinary manner’

The shortlist for the twentieth edition of the Caine Prize for African Writing has been announced, featuring writers from Cameroon, Ethiopia,…

Africa

[The JRB Daily] 2018 Brittle Paper Award shortlists announced, recognising the ‘finest original pieces of writing by Africans published online’

The shortlists for the 2018 Brittle Paper Awards have been announced. The awards were established in 2017 to recognise the…

Awards

‘As I wrote and rewrote, I made new discoveries’—An exclusive interview with Short Story Day Africa Prize winner Tochukwu Emmanuel Okafor

Tochukwu Emmanuel Okafor chatted to The JRB Editor Jennifer Malec about winning the Short Story Day Africa Prize, and his writing life.  The…