african literature blogs

1. Books LIVE | Book Reviews

About Blog South African, African and international books and literature news, as it happens. Web network and news source for southern African writers and publishers. Blog
Facebook fans 11.4K ⋅ Twitter followers 21.6K ⋅ Social Engagement 8

2. Brittle Paper | An African Literary Blog

About Blog Welcome to Brittle Paper, your go-to site for African writing and literary culture. We bring you all the latest news and juicy updates on publications, authors, events, prizes, and lifestyle. Frequency 3 posts / day Since Aug 2010 Blog
Facebook fans 7.4K ⋅ Twitter followers 17.2K ⋅ Instagram Followers 5.5K ⋅ Social Engagement 20

3. All Africa | Books

About Blog AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa - aggregating, producing and distributing 700 news and information items daily from over 140 African news organizations and our own reporters to an African and global public. Frequency 6 posts / week Blog
Facebook fans 279.4K ⋅ Twitter followers 390.8K ⋅ Social Engagement 7

4. KZN Literary Tourism

About Blog Through KZN Literary Tourism we aim to provide an invaluable resource for those interested in the relatively new field of Literary Tourism as well as provide information on the work we are currently doing from our base in Durban, South Africa. KZN Literary Tourism is a resource for those interested in books. Frequency 2 posts / quarter Blog
Facebook fans 644 ⋅ Twitter followers 565 ⋅ Domain Authority 31

5. PEN South Africa

About Blog PEN South Africa represents the writers of southern and South Africa. We celebrate literature, defend freedom of expression, and aid writers in prison. Frequency 1 post / week Blog
Facebook fans 2.6K ⋅ Twitter followers 4.3K ⋅ Social Engagement 11

6. Africa in Words

About Blog Africa in Words is a blog focusing on cultural production and Africa. We cover books, art, film, history, music, ideas and people and the ways they interact. Frequency 2 posts / week Since Oct 2011 Blog
Facebook fans 1.7K ⋅ Twitter followers 7.1K ⋅ Instagram Followers 189 ⋅ Social Engagement 22

7. Africa Writes Blog

About Blog The Africa Writes festival is an annual celebration of contemporary literature from Africa and the diaspora brought to you by The Royal African Society. Africa Writes aims to enhance coverage and discussion about African literature and writers in London - and the UK, by extension. Frequency 2 posts / month Blog
Facebook fans 12.1K ⋅ Twitter followers 7.4K ⋅ Instagram Followers 2.6K ⋅ Social Engagement 2 ⋅ Domain Authority 42 ⋅ Alexa Rank 8.2M

8. African American Literature Book Club Blog

About Blog AALBC are the largest and most popular website dedicated to African American books and Black literature from around the world. We celebrate Black culture, through books, for readers of all backgrounds to enjoy. Follow this blog to know more about African American Literature Books. Frequency 1 post / month Since Dec 2004 Also in Blog
Twitter followers 7.3K ⋅ Instagram Followers 1.5K ⋅ Social Engagement 2 ⋅ Domain Authority 60 ⋅ Alexa Rank 203.2K

9. Naija Stories

About Blog Promoting Nigerian Reading and Writing. Naija Stories is a website set up and committed to promoting Nigerian Fiction. We are a social network for Nigerian writers of all skill levels and readers of both genre novels and literary fiction. Frequency 30 posts / year Blog
Facebook fans 1.4K ⋅ Twitter followers 1.5K ⋅ Domain Authority 40 ⋅ Alexa Rank 1.9M

10. The Chimurenga Chronic

About Blog Based in Africa, but with a global reach, the Chronic is an ideal platform for institutions, organisations and brands looking to get beyond the borders of nation-states and associate themselves with a cutting-edge pan-African vision. Frequency 1 post / day Blog
Facebook fans 7.9K ⋅ Twitter followers 542 ⋅ Instagram Followers 4.1K ⋅ Social Engagement 1 ⋅ Domain Authority 49 ⋅

11. MahoganyBooks | African American Literature Blog

About Blog MahoganyBooks is an online bookstore that believes in social entrepreneurship. We take a leadership role in the community promoting African American literature, reading, writing, and cultural awareness as tools to improve communities as well as enrich the lives of motivated individuals. Frequency 3 posts / week Since Aug 2014 Blog
Facebook fans 5.7K ⋅ Twitter followers 11.4K ⋅ Domain Authority 39 ⋅ Alexa Rank 638.1K

12. James Murua's Literature Blog

About Blog was born on June 2013 to give news and reviews from the African literature scene. We specialize in telling you what work your favourite African writer is up to. That means that you will find news on news books, events like book launches, literary festivals, author profiles and more. Frequency 16 posts / month Blog
Facebook fans 475 ⋅ Twitter followers 16.2K ⋅ Instagram Followers 1.7K ⋅ Social Engagement 45 ⋅ Domain Authority 32 ⋅ Alexa Rank 910.8K

13. African Writer Magazine

About Blog African Writer Magazine is a New Jersey-based monthly celebrating African Literature & Writers. Frequency 7 posts / month Blog
Facebook fans 168 ⋅ Twitter followers 906 ⋅ Social Engagement 17 ⋅ Domain Authority 37 ⋅ Alexa Rank 1.6M

14. ACEworld Publishers

About Blog Your No. 1 page for latest opportunity, education and literary news. Frequency 5 posts / day Blog
Facebook fans 1.4K ⋅ Twitter followers 384 ⋅ Social Engagement 1 ⋅ Domain Authority 7 ⋅ Alexa Rank 1.2M

15. Bookshy | An Africa book lover

About Blog I fell in love with African literature, and I've been hooked ever since. Bookshy is my personal labour of love dedicated to African literature. It is a space where I celebrate, promote and recognise contemporary African literature - although sometimes I go back in time to commemorate the greats. It is about the books I love, the books I have read and the books that I am dying to read. Frequency 1 post / month Blog
Facebook fans 648 ⋅ Twitter followers 3.8K ⋅ Social Engagement 5 ⋅ Domain Authority 36 ⋅ Alexa Rank 4M

16. Syncityng | African Literary Blog

About Blog SynCity NG is an African Literary blog that publishes the best of African Literature; African stories, poetry, etc. At Syncity Ng you get to experience thr best of what African Literature has to offer. Frequency 1 post / quarter Blog
Facebook fans 28.9K ⋅ Twitter followers 7.9K ⋅ Instagram Followers 10.9K ⋅ Social Engagement 5 ⋅ Domain Authority 16 ⋅

17. The Book Club Blog

About Blog At The Book Club Blog we read books. Many of them, and we share bookish information. Frequency 4 posts / quarter Since Sep 2009 Blog
Facebook fans 359 ⋅ Twitter followers 110 ⋅ Social Engagement 4 ⋅ Domain Authority 14 ⋅

18. Africa Book Link | New African literature, drama & criticism

About Blog The Africa Book Link is a newsletter, primarily announcing new and forthcoming African literature, drama and criticism. Secondly, it announces conferences and highlights the latest articles, interviews and bookreviews related to African literature, drama or criticism. Frequency 8 posts / month Blog
Domain Authority 19 ⋅ Alexa Rank 17.9M

19. Bronze Empire

About Blog Bronze Empire is an amazing blog where you can read awesome stories, poems, comics and novels. Frequency 30 posts / year Blog
Facebook fans 192 ⋅ Social Engagement 4 ⋅ Domain Authority 1 ⋅

20. Mocha Girls Read | Blog by a group of Black Women

About Blog We are a group of Black women who love to read, want to read more and meet like minded women. Frequency 1 post / day Blog
Facebook fans 6.5K ⋅ Twitter followers 6.1K ⋅ Instagram Followers 3.1K ⋅ Social Engagement 1 ⋅ Domain Authority 33 ⋅


About Blog A warm welcome to TheLeoNation, a land of non-fictional chronicles, debacles and anecdotes on life as an African literate, the ups and downs, common and rare, are shared here. Frequency 1 post / month Blog
Twitter followers 445 ⋅ Domain Authority 6 ⋅

22. Africa Access | Expanding Perspectives on Africa Book by Book

About Blog Africa Access Review, our online database, contains over annotations and reviews of children's books about Africa published in the U.S. Our reviews are written by university professors, librarians, and teachers most of whom have lived in Africa and have graduate degrees in African Studies. Frequency 6 posts / quarter Blog
Facebook fans 650 ⋅ Twitter followers 367 ⋅ Domain Authority 35 ⋅

23. AmashiWii Journal

About Blog Echoing new voices in Arts and Literature. The main objective of AmashiWii Journal is to create a platform for rising bards and creatives in Africa and the world at large. We seek to uplift the culture of literature, and reading and other Arts, especially in Africa where we've got so many stories to tell. Frequency 4 posts / year Blog


About Blog We are a foremost Nigerian publishing and educational institution. The culture of helping each other grow has become our strength, as we actively promote Nigerian writing, acting as a support base for young Nigerian writers and providing client-customized publishing services at competitive rates. Frequency 5 posts / quarter Blog
Facebook fans 5.7K ⋅ Instagram Followers 3.4K ⋅ Social Engagement 62 ⋅ Domain Authority 22 ⋅

25. Writers Space Africa

About Blog Writers Space Africa is an international literary magazine, which features rich diversity of writings from African writers to a global audience. Frequency 4 posts / month Blog
Facebook fans 3.3K ⋅ Twitter followers 857 ⋅ Social Engagement 27 ⋅ Domain Authority 11 ⋅