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Watch poet Juliane Bitek announce the winning of the Inaugural Okot p’Bitek Prize

I had the pleasure of being a judge for this unique prize. While Juliane could not be at Writivism to announce the winner, she was able to record her speech and made the announcements of who had won. The shortlisted...

Congrats Vuyelwa Maluleke

The Brunel University African Poetry Prize Shortlist Announced I first saw Vuyelwa Maluleke performing on the DFL 2012 stage. Vuyelwa Maluleke - DFL 2012 from Black Letter Media on Vimeo. And yesterday it was exciting to see her named as...

Press Release: The Brunel University African Poetry Prize – Shortlist

The Brunel University African Poetry Prize is a major new poetry prize of £3000 aimed at the development, celebration and promotion of poetry from Africa. The prize is sponsored by Brunel University and partnered by Commonwealth Writers, the Africa Centre...