DR Congo Publishers

“Les éditions Miezi” open their doors in Kinshasa, DR Congo

Les éditions Miezi, a new publishing house from Congolese writers and cultural operators, kicked off operations on January 19, 2021. Miezi, which means “full moon” in Kikongo, aims to highlight the talents, beauty, and richness of Congolese and African literature. To achieve this aim, the organisation has several initiatives including facilitating access to books by […]

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Opportunities for writers, poets, and publishers for January 2021.

In our continuing monthly series, we share opportunities for those who wish to submit work be it poetry, prose, or other related arts in January 2021. Like we started in 2020, we have prepared a list of opportunities for you dear writer or poet who is itching to send work to rack up the rejections […]

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African American finalists at the US National Book Critics Circle Awards 2020

There are thirteen African, African American finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Awards announced on Monday, January 25, 2021. The National Book Critics Circle, founded in 1974, honours outstanding writing and fosters a national conversation about reading, criticism, and literature in the United States. Every year, they present the National Book Critics Circle Award […]