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Jean ‘Binta’ Breeze, Eloise Greenfield have both passed away

Poet Jean ‘Binta’ Breeze and children’s book author Eloise Greenfield and passed away on August 4 and August 5. Eloise Greenfield Eloise Greenfield, born on May 17, 1929, was an American children’s book and biography author and poet famous for her descriptive, rhythmic style and positive portrayal of the African-American experience. Some of her children’s […]

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Book Digest: Helen Oyeyemi, Remy Ngamije, Khalil Diallo, Yvonne Bailey-Smith

We wrap up book news for our readers in our regular Book Digest feature. Today our focus is books from Helen Oyeyemi, Remy Ngamije, Khalil Diallo, and Yvonne Bailey-Smith. Peaces, Helen Oyeyemi Publisher: Riverhead BooksPublication Date: April 6, 2021Genre: Literary fictionLanguage: EnglishWhere to find it: Penguin Random House. Helen Oyeyemi Helen Oyeyemi is the author […]

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Pa Gya! A Literary Festival 2021 for Accra, Ghana in October

Pa Gya! A Literary Festival 2021 is set to run both in person and virtually in Accra, Ghana from October 15-17. The announcement was made on August 9, 2021. Pa Gya! A Literary Festival was first hosted by the Writers Project of Ghana and the Goethe-Institut in 2017. Its name Pa Gya! comes from the […]