25 Best African Literature Podcasts

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African Literature Podcasts

Here are 25 Best African Literature Podcasts worth listening to in 2024

1. Black Authors Network Talk Show

Black Authors Network Talk Show Maryland, US
The BAN Radio Literary Program aims to support the African American community and to show people, through the radio show, that African American writer...s are more than just a niche. We bring wonderful stories to the minds and imaginations of everyone! We have stories to tell, using our voice and our experiences, that cross all races and cultures.more
21.3K 4 episodes / quarter Avg Length 81 min Jan 2009
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2. New Books in African Studies

New Books in African Studies US
Interviews with Scholars of Africa about their New Books. New Books in African Studies is an author-interview podcast channel showcasing new books in ...the field of African and Africana Studies. The channel has a back catalog of over 100 podcast episodes.more
1.4K 940 1 episode / week Avg Length 59 min
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3. Black Market Reads

Black Market Reads Minneapolis, Minnesota, US
Black Market Reads is a menu for Black literary consumption and all of its spin-offs. Featuring Black artists who love to read and write and engage in... arts and culture.PRODUCER: The Givens Foundation for African American LiteraturePRODUCTION SERVICES: iDream.tvMUSIC: Sarah White - Through People [M¥K Remix] BMR is made possible through the generous support of our individual donors, Target Foundation, and the voters of Minnesota, through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.more
226 633 6 episodes / year Avg Length 45 min Oct 2015
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4. The Gist of Freedom

The Gist of Freedom The Gist of Freedom weekly live online discussion is a celebration of the African American experience-honoring all the people, past and present, black... and white-who have determined to preserve history in literature, craftsmanship, and artifact.more
3.9K Nov 2012
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5. The AKO Caine Prize for African Writing

The AKO Caine Prize for African Writing UK
The AKO Caine Prize for African Writing is a literature prize awarded to an African writer of a short story published in English. The prize was launch...ed in 2000 to encourage and highlight the richness and diversity of African writing by bringing it to a wider audience internationally. The focus on the short story reflects the contemporary development of the African story-telling tradition.more
10K 18.7K 222.1K Jul 2020
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6. African Theological Scholarship

African Theological Scholarship UK
A podcast exploring issues in the field of African Christianity and African Theology both on the continent of Africa and in the diaspora. The Podcast ...is hosted by Harvey Kwiyani who teaches theology, missiology, and leadership courses at several places in the US, Europe, and Africa. He is currently based at Liverpool Hope University where he teaches African theology.more
630 403 110 Nov 2020
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7. Positively African

Positively African Nairobi, Nairobi City, Kenya
We create content and curate events that celebrate African stories and heritage. Using different mediums, from audio stories to theatre productions, w...e work with writers, storytellers, actors, publishers, illustrators, graphic designers, sound designers, and musicians from across the continent on a range of projects with long-lasting social impact in the literary and performance space.more
2.4K 421 901 Sep 2020
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8. Nomwe

Nomwe UK
Nomwe is an African podcast where there is story-telling, African literature, TV film reviews, pop culture, relationships, and lifestyle. Nomwe is the... Shona word for number 7. The Nomwe podcast hosts Reenie and Mukuka, who are also your cool, fun, bougie, smart new age African Aunties. Mukuka and Reenie will delve into African literature, African culture, pop culture, and more, with the added bit of them being in two different parts of the world - the diaspora aka the UK, and home aka Africa.more
Dec 2016
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9. The stories we tell

The stories we tell A conversation series for African writers to share the stories they have encountered on their individual writing journeys.
Jun 2020
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10. Afrophilia

Afrophilia South Africa
Afrophilia means to love Africa and people of African descent. Afrophilia Mag is an upbeat digimag exploring all there is to love about Africa. From f...ilm to literature, fine art, entertainment, style, travel, and climate action. Tune in to hear from Africa in ways that haven't been heard before.more
164 106 437 Aug 2020
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11. StoryThatTouchs

StoryThatTouchs Nairobi, Kenya
We discuss African books by the best African Authors. StoryThatTouchs.com is the place to read life-changing books and to connect with Africa on a dif...ferent level. You are one good book away from a good mood.more
35 Aug 2020
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12. The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, written in 1789, is the autobiography of Olaudah Equiano. It discusses his time spent in sla...very, serving primarily on galleys, documents his attempts at becoming an independent man through his study of the Bible, and his eventual success in gaining his own freedom and in business thereafter. The book contains an interesting discussion of slavery in West Africa and illustrates how the experience differs from the dehumanizing slavery of the Americas.more
6.2K 259 Nov 2020
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13. The Sankofa Book Club

The Sankofa Book Club UK
The Sankofa Book Club is a digital book club with a focus on African Literature. Through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and this podcast we aim to enco...urage discussion around African literature, African history, and African culture.more
362 880 519 Oct 2016
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14. The Osaro Theory Podcast

The Osaro Theory Podcast Efosa Osaro is an African writer and the author of The Osaro Theory. The Osaro Theory Podcast gives you exclusive access into the mind of the author, ...discusses subjects like psychology, philosophy, history, and the challenges that are hindering African development.more
3.6K Apr 2020
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15. Cruise With Diray

Cruise With Diray If you're looking to be hooked on every word and be kept on the edge looking forward to the words you're about to hear next. You've defini...tely come to the right place. Cruise with Diray is a podcast that talks and discusses real-life situations, movies, African music, African literature and so much more. Stay tuned.more
May 2020
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16. Rants and Words (RaW)

Rants and Words (RaW) Rants and Words(RaW) will basically encompass any topic that I get inspired to talk on, from literature(mainly academic reviews of African texts) to i...ssues around family life, gender-related issues, religion, general and contemporary lifestyle issues. I'm really just here to have fun ('unserious' =Rants, and 'serious'= Words).'Welcome' to my space!!!!!more
Sep 2020
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17. The Nami Podcast

The Nami Podcast Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana
The Nami Podcast is an anthology podcast of lightly dramatized stories and poetry by West African writers. At TNP our goal is to promote the works of ...writers and different voice talents. We also seek to bridge the cultural gap between the oral narration of stories and writing. It is our wish that listeners will find it a suitable channel for enjoyable original African content. We do not specify on genre or theme. We focus mainly on the content that has to do with the African story, in whatever form the African writer perceives that to be.more
347 Apr 2020
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18. The Nook Podcast

The Nook Podcast The Nook Podcast is a podcast about books. It covers discussions on books as discussed by The Nook Bookclub held monthly. Conversations about books an...d the beauty they hold. The place of African literature among other bookish topics.more
Sep 2020
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19. Five Weeks in a Balloon by Jules Verne

Five Weeks in a Balloon by Jules Verne First published in 1863, Five Weeks in a Balloon depicts an insightful journey undertaken by a group of intrepid explorers into the partly uncharted A...frican continent, as they aim to explore its exotic wonders. Apart from concentrating on themes including exploration, loyalty, friendship, determination, and honor, the novel also offers an endearing set of jovial characters and vivid imagery. Furthermore, the novel is the first book in Verne's distinguished Voyages Extraordinaires series.more
6.2K 259 Oct 2020
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20. African-American Collection, July 2007 by Unknown

African-American Collection, July 2007 by Unknown This collection recognizes Black History Month, February 2007. Two excellent resources for public domain African American writing are African American... Writers (Bookshelf) and The Book of American Negro Poetry, edited by James Weldon Johnson. Johnson's collection inspired the Harlem Renaissance generation to establish a firm African-American literary tradition in the United States.more
6.2K 259 Nov 2020
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21. African Culture Matters Podcast

African Culture Matters Podcast An introspective discussion of Africa's challenges based on the new book, African Culture Matters: How to transform a continent by changing mindse...ts. The author John Samwani leads the discussion on how a continent this blessed continues to harrassed by poverty, hunger, diseases and corruption. The premise of the book is that we should look closer home for the African solution. Maybe we are the Problem and also the Solution.more
962 May 2020
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22. Titon Speaks

Titon Speaks Hamburg, Germany
Another podcast by an African literature lover who shares her popular and unpopular opinions about those African literature stories and books that you... might love or hate.more
140 Nov 2020
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23. Black Canon

Black Canon Columbus, Ohio, US
Black Canon, like a shot across the bow, is a literally show that showcases writers from the African diaspora, the beauty, and pain in their work, the...ir struggles, in a tentative to bring African literature back to America and restore a glory lost due to centuries of migrations.more
8 2 episodes / year Avg Length 28 min Sep 2019
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African Literature Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering African Literature. Get Spreadsheet.
Podcaster Name Email Podcast Link Total Episodes
Marshall Poe cms.megaphone.fm 39
Writing Africa podcasters.spotify.com 17
Vuvu Vena feeds.buzzsprout.com 12
Poemify Publishers poemifypublishers.com 5
Afrophilia Magazine podcasters.spotify.com 2
Black Author Network blogtalkradio.com 1
Givens Foundation for African American Literature blackmarketreads.com 1
Jacke Wilson / The Podglomerate historyofliterature.com 1
Marshall Poe newbooksnetwork.com/category/russian-and-eurasian-studies 5
James Murua podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/writingafrica 3
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