The shortlist for the 2014 Caine Prize for African Writing features finalists hailing from Kenya, South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Zambia/Ghana.
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Several African publishers are looking to plug a gap in the much-in-demand market for chick lit among African readers.
Hungary nationalized primary school textbook production to thwart what are viewed as ‘profiteering publishers’; Poland and South Africa are considering similar changes.
By Dennis Abrams South African writer Anita Pouroulis, a former primary school teacher from Johannesburg, won the Best World Children’s Book Award at the China […]
This week’s web buzz takes in the troubled relationship between traditional publishers and startups, the death of Small Demons, writer dads, and more.
Today, South African writers aren’t just focused on race and politics, and are offering a much richer reflection of our society, says author Ivan Vladislavić.
Emerging markets incorporate international digital publishing models, while at the same time putting their own stamp on them, writes Octavio Kulesz.
To succeed as a publisher in Italy you need to the get the consumer price right, while in South Africa niche publishing is promising, but digital is a long way off.
South Africa’s Snapplify has been working with a variety of small African publishers to distribute their publications globally through branded apps and websites.
Colleen Higgs, Publisher of Modjaji Books in South Africa recounts her life-changing experience as part of the publisher invitation program of the Frankfurt Book Fair.