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.
The International Publishers Association Prix Voltaire 2019 shortlist announced on April 16, 2019, features two African publishers in Khaled Lufti and NB Publishers. The International…View More International Publishers Association Prix Voltaire 2019 shortlist features two African publishers.
The International Publishers Association Seminar on Sustainable Development for African Publishers 2019 will be hosted in Nairobi on June 14-15. At the opening ceremony of…View More Details emerge on International Publishers Association seminar in Nairobi.
The International Publishers Association Seminar on Sustainable Development for African Publishers 2019 is set to happen in Nairobi, Kenya. The International Publishers Association (IPA) is the…View More International Publishers Association seminar for Nairobi in 2019
The Nairobi International Book Fair 2018 opening ceremony was hosted at the Sarit Centre on September 27, 2018. The ceremony was attended by everyone who…View More Nairobi International Book Fair 2018 opening ceremony