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…View More Opportunities for writers, poets, and publishers for February 2021.
Pan-African poetry publishing collective Konya Shamsrumi to release Funmi Gaji’s The Script of Bruises and Rasaq Malik Gbolahan’s The Other Names of Grief. Are you…View More Konya Shamsrumi Releases Funmi Gaji and Rasaq Malik Gbolahan
A workshop for Selling Rights Internationally for African Publishers will be conducted by Sylvia Schuster on Zoom on February 12, 2021. The event will be…View More February 12: Selling Rights Internationally Workshop for African Publishers.
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”…View More “Les éditions Miezi” open their doors in Kinshasa, DR Congo
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…View More Opportunities for writers, poets, and publishers for January 2021.
Frankfurt Rights, a new platform for international rights and license trade from Frankfurter Buchmesse, is seeking African Publishers to sign up. Frankfurter Buchmesse, the world’s…View More Frankfurt Rights platform seeks African Publishers.
Bodour Al Qasimi was elected the president-elect of the International Publishers Association on November 23, 2020. Her vice president-elect is Karine Pansa. The International Publishers…View More Bodour Al Qasimi elected International Publishers Association President-Elect.
The Ahmed Aidarus-founded Jahazi Press, which started operations on September 1, 2020, is Kenya’s newest publishing outfit. Ahmed Aidarus is one of the most recognisable…View More Introducing Kenya’s newest publishing outfit: Jahazi Press.
Iskanchi Press and Magazine, founded by publisher, journalist, and writer Kenechi Uzor, is here. Kenechi Uzor has worked as the Kachifo/Farafina Enterprise Editor and the…View More Kenechi Uzor founded Iskanchi Press and Magazine is here!
Lisa Lucas and Dana Canedy are moving up in prominent publishing outfits in the United States. The United States publishing industry isn’t famous for its…View More Lisa Lucas, Dana Canedy making moves in US publishing.
The International Publishers Congress 2020 has been cancelled as a result of the Covid-19 international pandemic on May 28, 2020. The International Publishers Congress is…View More Covid-19: The International Publishers Congress 2020 officially cancelled.
BlackBird Books, formerly an imprint with Jacana Publishers in South Africa, became an independent publisher on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. In the early 2010s, Jacana…View More South Africa’s BlackBird Books is now an independent publisher.
The East African publisher of Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor’s The Dragonfly Sea and Peter Kimani’s Dance of The Jakaranda was revealed at a soiree hosted at…View More Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, Peter Kimani’s East African publisher unveiled at Prestige Books Soiree.
The shortlist for the African Writers Trust Publishing Fellowship Programme 2020 was announced on February 26, 2020. The African Writers Trust Publishing Fellowship Programme focuses…View More African Writers Trust Publishing Fellowship Programme 2020 shortlist announced.
Here are six opportunities for those who want to submit either poetry, prose, or are publishers for February 2020. REWRITE READS Issue 2: Call for…View More Six opportunities for African writers, poets, and publishers for February 2020.