She takes her time to talk about her work and about her leisure. Is not reading book work and leisure rolled into one? She is the managing editor of an important publisher in Nigeria with a continental impact.
She came back to Nigeria, she did research and decided to start a publishing firm in Nigeria with a continental impact. The name of the firm is Cassava Republic and her name is Bibi Bakare-Yusuf. In this speech she tells her story to an audience in Soweto at the third Abantu Book Festival.
The African writers’ scene is alive both on the continent and in the diaspora. (Could we have a more African word instead of this Latin word?). The African Writers Trust tries to invest in writers and opportunities. A new fellowship has been awarded to Abdulrahman Ndegwa from Kenya. In this article you will find more … Continue reading Abdulrahman Ndegwa is African Writers Trust Publishing Fellowship winner.
Trained to be a teacher. During a teacher training the students read books. Memorize important parts. Hopefully love of books is not a special subject, but an attitude that enters one’s hart during training and reading. Verah trained to be a teacher. Now she writes and edits and has a deep love for books. In … Continue reading Verah Omwocha: I am all about books
She has left her footsteps all over the publishing world. Footsteps that cannot be denied. Footsteps that gave young and aspiring writers opportunities tho see books published. Her name is Ellah Wakatama Allfrey OBE. In this article you will get an insight into her achievements.
In this interview the writer and editor and publisher Adewale Maja-Pearce tells about his work in the publishing world in Nigeria. A man who does not mince his words and who does not fear speaking his mind to other writers.