The Society of Authors names its 2023 winning translators of work from Arabic, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Polish, and Spanish.
UK and USA: New Honors for Bibi Bakare-Yusuf and Walter Mosley
The African Studies Association UK has recognized Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, and the National Book Foundation honors author Walter Mosley.
‘Women at the Forefront’: Three Interviews From PublisHer at Nairobi
The second international event in the PublisHer series featured performance, discussion, and networking at the International Publishers Association’s ‘Africa Rising’ seminar in Nairobi.
On London Book Fair’s Day One: The 2018 International Excellence Awards
The Nigerian publishing house founded by Bibi Bakare-Yusef was named winner of the Inclusivity in Publishing Award, and US-based Sara Miller McCune was on-hand to accept her Lifetime Achievement Award.
Industry Notes: Showcase Offers £7,500 in International Commissions; Nigeria’s Cassava Signs With Consortium
In the UK: There’s a new call for creative proposals on online literature; and a Nigerian and UK publisher are among new Consortium clients.
Nigeria’s Bibi Bakare-Yusuf: ‘Our Brand Is Growing’
Having seen publisher Cassava Republic grow for a decade, Bibi Bakare-Yusuf is focused on getting books into the hands of readers via international partnerships.
‘Betting on Africa’: A Nigerian Author’s Choice of Publisher
Having published her first novel, Dependence, with Legend in London, Sarah Ladipo Manyika turns to Abuja’s Cassava Republic for her second outing.
Cassava Republic’s Emma Shercliff Looks at Nigerian Literature
Emma Shercliff, Director of Cassava Republic Press in the UK, looks at the changing face of Nigerian literature, both in its writing and publishing.
Nigeria’s Cassava Republic Press to Launch in the UK
Cassava Republic Press, a leading Nigerian publishing house, will launch a full range of titles in the UK market starting in 2016.
Nigeria’s Ankara Press Offers a New Kind of African Romance
Ankara Press, a new digital imprint of Nigeria’s Cassava Republic, has aims to deliver “romances that reflect the complexity” of modern African lives.