The second conference of the Global Association of Literary Festivals drew 23 festival representatives invited to Lagos for discussions.
Next Stop After Frankfurt Book Fair: Sharjah’s Publishers’ Conference
Some 520 publishing professionals are traveling to the UAE for the 40th Sharjah International Book Fair and its Publishers’ Conference.
Nigeria’s Digital Aké Arts and Book Festival Opens Today
The seventh Aké Arts and Book Festival in Lagos is all online and available for all to see. Events are free and open to the public.
PublisHer Opens Its New Initiative, With ‘Unmasked’ Interviews
The international PublisHer professional network of ‘bookwomen’ rolls out its #Unmasked series of video interviews with women in publishing.
Coronavirus Impact: Nigeria’s Aké Arts and Book Festival 2020 is Digital
The Aké Arts and Book Festival has a strong activist context for many of its 2020 events, set around the theme ‘African Time.’
‘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.
Nigerian Publishers and IPA Hold First International Seminar in Lagos: Progress and Piracy
Nigeria’s first collaborative seminar with the International Publishers Association will focus on issues including a fierce battle African publishers are waging against book piracy.
At Nigeria’s New Kaduna Festival: Rolling Out a ‘Right to Write’ Project
From Nigeria’s ‘This Day’: With government, foundation, and European Union backing, a five-state literacy effort is launched at Kaduna Book & Arts Festival.
‘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.