Nigeria Publishers

Introducing Eghosa Imasuen, Anwuli Ojogwu’s Narrative Landscape Press

Narrative Landscape Press is the newest kid on the African publishing block from Nigerian doctor and author Eghosa Imasuen and Anwuli Ojogwu. Eghosa Imasuen is the Nigerian doctor who left the uncertain field of medicine to concentrate on the more lucrative world of writing books. He wrote two Kachifo published books To Saint Patrick and […]

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Miles Morland Writing Scholarships 2017 winners announced

The wait is over as the winners of the Morland Writing Scholarships 2017 were announced on December 5, 2017. They are Alemseged Tesfai, Bryony Rheam, Elnathan John, Eloghosa Osunde, and Fatima Kola. The judges Ellah Wakatama Allfrey, the Chair, accompanied by Olufemi Terry and Muthoni Garland met on December 4 to decide on the four […]

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Egyptian Novelist and Publisher Mekkawi Said has passed on

Legendary Egyptian Novelist and Publisher Mekkawi Said has passed on. His first book was a collection of short stories, Running after Light, was published in 1981. Since then, he has published several more collections and novels, including his bestselling Cairo Swan Song, which was shortlisted for the inaugural International Prize for Arabic Fiction and translated […]

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Nnedi Okorafor’s “Sunny and the Mysteries of Osisi” cover revealed

Cassava Republic Press has revealed the cover for the African and European edition of Sunny and the Mysteries of Osisi by award-winning fantasy writer Nnedi Okorafor, the sequel to What Sunny Saw in the Flames, published as the Akata Witch series in the USA. The second instalment of the Young Adult fantasy series takes us one year into the future, as 13-year-old […]

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Emmanuel Iduma on Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program 2017

Emmanuel Iduma is one of the grantees of the Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program 2017. The Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program awards grants to writers of arts articles, blogs, books, and short-form pieces. A total of $760,000 will be given to 23 writers, with individual grants ranging from $15,000 to $50,000 […]