In 2013, NoViolet Bulawayo spoke on a panel for the Miami International Book Fair. While the entire audience focused on her presentation, the highlight for me was asking her about what authors should those new to African authors add to their bookshelf.
The weather in the Northern Hemisphere provides the perfect backdrop for spending a few hours with a good story. And, since it has been some time that I have devoted this space to literature , I want to provide a few recommendations for your bookshelf.
The famed city of Timbuktu was known as a city of trade, wealth and knowledge. Islamic scholars flocked to the city to study and to teach those eager to learn.
This essay was written by Tananarive Due , an American Book Award-winning author, screenwriter and filmmaker. She is the former Chair in the Humanities at Spelman College.
The Caine Prize has signed a deal with the Nigerian publishing company, Lantern Books, to publish the 2014 edition of the Caine Prize anthology, The Gonjon Pin and Other Stories.
BOOKER T. WASHINGTON’S GREAT-GRANDDAUGHTER TELLS HER EMPOWERING STORY OF RISING UP TO CLAIM HER GREAT FAMILY LEGACY
Solid Rock Book Publishing has published Rising Up From The Blood: A Legacy Reclaimed – A Bridge Forward – the Autobiography of Sarah Washington O’Neal Rush, the Great-Granddaughter of Booker T.
Chimanada Ngozi Adichie latest book ” Americanah” will be released April 21, 2013 in Lagos ( May 14, 2013 in the U.S.
Amber Books, the award winning imprint of Amber Communications Group, Inc., was announced as an NAACP Image Award winner for “Best Literary Work –