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.
Molara Wood was appointed Chief Editor at Ouida Books, One Read Africa on January 8, 2019. Ouida Books is a publishing house based in Lagos,…View More Molara Wood appointed Chief Editor at Ouida Books, One Read Africa.
The Africa Publishing Innovation Fund granted $170,000 to seven publishing-related projects across Africa on October 29, 2019. The Africa Publishing Innovation Fund was created following…View More Africa Publishing Innovation Fund grants $170,000 to seven African publishing-related projects.
Masobe Books announced that Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani, Chimeka Garricks, Michael Afenfia, TJ Benson, Othuke Ominiabohs, and Angel Patricks Amegbe are their new authors on September…View More Masobe Books signs up Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani, Chimeka Garricks, four others.
The International Publishers Association hosted a major seminar in Nairobi, Kenya from June 14-15, 2019. The theme was “Realising Africa’s Potential as a Global Publishing…View More A snapshot of the International Publishers Association seminar in Nairobi in June 2019.
There were many panels at the International Publishers Association Seminar hosted in Nairobi from June 14-15, 2019. One of the most effective ways of people…View More International Publishers Association Nairobi Seminar 2019 panels.
Dozens of women publishers and other women professionals in their industry congregated for the PublisHer forum in Nairobi on June 13, 2019. The International Publishers…View More International Publishers Association Nairobi Seminar: PublisHer forum
Nigeria’s newest imprint Cassava Shorts is set to issue titles by Chika Unigwe, Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, and Toni Kan. There’s a new imprint in Nigerian…View More Cassava Shorts to issue Chika Unigwe, Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, and Toni Kan titles.