To get a proper education in many African Countries it is needed to have good books. Liberia is not an exception. To get books, as a school and as a pupil, is not an easy task. Every help is welcome. Read what happened in Liberia.
Some writers are not forgotten. One of those writers is the deceased Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe, a founding father of the modern period of African literature. The Pan African Writers’ Association will descend on Ghana to celebrate its 22nd annual Day, combined with a conference. Chinua Achebe will be present in the minds of the … Continue reading pan african writers’ association
Another literary festival on the road in South Africa. The Great Karoo, the thirsty place, is at the centre at Richmond. Many writers are on the programme. I even discovered the name of Breyten Breytenbach. You will find more information. And NOTE: all talks are free.
He played a prominent role during the days of the discussions on the benefits and drawbacks of the white literary festivals and systems. But he is more than that. Next month his next book will be published. In it he will disclose the Bantu in his bathroom. The name of the writer is Eusebius McKaiser.
The Awele Creative Trust has a mission to support the literary scene in Nigeria. The trust especially wants to encourage young writers. The creative director is Chika Unigwe. Read about the judges here.