Ghanian children’s book writer Meshack Asare discusses his mission to cover the rich regional diversities of Ghana and the continent as a whole.
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With Port Harcourt, Nigeria serving as UNESCO World Book Capital 2014, African book publishers consider the future for Africa’s writers.
On the occasion of receiving the $50,000 Neustadt International Prize, author Mia Couto shared his views on his role in the African literary landscape.
Writing for Africa in Words, Emma Shercliff offers a fascinating look at genre publishing in Africa based on the discussions the recent Africa Writes conference.
A coterie of aggressive, creative publishing houses are fighting to expand the literary horizons of Kenyans and bring their books to the world.
Author Aleya Kassam explains how Kenyan writers are embracing the idea of branding and taking control of their careers.
Ghanaian-born writer Kwame Dawes discusses his newest project, The African Poetry Book Fund, a project to promote African poetry in the world.
The International Alliance of Independent Publishers will be holding their International Assembly in Cape Town this year from September 17-21.
Kenyan Okwiri Oduor has won the 15th Caine Prize for African Writing, often described as Africa’s leading literary award.