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African publishers should publish more books in African languages, says Ngugi wa Thing’o

African publishers should publish more books in indigenous languages to stop their disappearance and to increase the awareness of African writers in their own countries, the celebrated Kenyan writer and activist Ngugi wa Thing’o told delegates at the second International Publishers Association... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-13 23:53:47 UTC ]
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Why I chose an African publisher over a western one

In my experience, African publishers are more savvy and look outside cliched representations of the continent’s writers – we need more of themIn recent years, African writers have gained prominence on the world stage; some have won prestigious prizes, while others have signed lucrative book... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Are African Writers Trumping African-American Authors?

In the NYTimes, Felicia R. Lee asks if the 'new wave of African writers' with an international appeal are drawing attention away from African-American voices. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-07-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Achebe, 'greatest of all African writers', dies

The death of novelist Chinua Achebe has been confirmed.  A statement from The Wylie Agency... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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