Bibi Bakare-Yusuf’s new nonfiction award for Black women writers offers a contract and advance to the author of an unpublished manuscript.
The Society of Authors names its 2023 winning translators of work from Arabic, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Polish, and Spanish.
The African Studies Association UK has recognized Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, and the National Book Foundation honors author Walter Mosley.
The 2020 edition of Bologna Children’s Book Fair will feature four of the most visible publishing leaders in today’s African markets.
The new Africa Publishing Innovation Fund created by Dubai Cares and the International Publishers Association is making its first round of grants to African publishers.
The second international event in the PublisHer series featured performance, discussion, and networking at the International Publishers Association’s ‘Africa Rising’ seminar in Nairobi.
Sarah L. Manyika has written that she finds African publishers ‘more savvy,’ willing to ‘look outside cliched representations of the continent’s writers.’
‘A new kind of romance’ is the goal of Abuja’s Ankara Press, which focuses on romantic fiction written by African authors.
Cassava Republic Press, a leading Nigerian publishing house, will launch a full range of titles in the UK market starting in 2016.
Emma Shercliff looks into the creative process in African publishing and distributing an anthology of digital romance writing from Nigeria’s Ankara Press.
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