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Press Release: RomFest Africa

  What is a romance novel? Romance novels are genre fiction stories where the characters establish the love of a lifetime while overcoming difficulties, leading to emotionally satisfying, happy endings. Want to write romance novels but don’t know where to start? Already write romance stories, but don’t know how to market your books to a […]

Call for Submissions: The Single Story Foundation

  The Single Story Foundation is happy to announce a call for submissions for the debut edition of our journal publication. The TSSF Journal seeks well-crafted, realistic poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction works about Africa, Africans, and African issues from writers of African descents or those associated with Africa. We take short pieces, up to […]

TORO! Call for Submissions

TORO! is pleased to announce the call for submissions for its maiden edition TORO! is a not-for-profit quarterly christian literary journal dedicated to bringing encouragement, hope and inspiration to the body of Christ through creative writing and personal stories of God’s work on the African continent. July – September, 2017 (Issue 1) . TORO! is […]

The 2018 Golden Baobab Prize Call for Submissions

. Golden Baobab is pleased to announce the call for submissions for the 2018 Golden Baobab Prize. The Prize discovers and celebrates African writers and illustrators of children’s stories and confers awards for their work. After enjoying nine successful years as an industry leader, Golden Baobab this year announces an exciting new phase with a […]

Book Review: Beyond the Trial by Chigozie Anuli Mbadugha (Author)

. . “In life, we are often not able to choose the trials and challenges we face. But our response to them is ours to choose.” —Chigozie Anuli Mbadugha, Shadows from the Past . Chigozie Anuli Mbadugha’s first published novel, Beyond the Trial, is a collection of three short stories about three women who choose […]

Interview: Tony Nwaka, Author of Mountain of Yesterday

. Ahead of the release of the SMASHWORDS EDITION of his latest novel, Mountain of Yesterday, TONY NWAKA shares with New Books Nigeria about his brand new release. TONY NWAKA is also the author of Lords of the Creek. NEW BOOKS NIGERIA: In your first novel, Lords of the Creek, we’re in the creeks of […]

Sabara Magazine: Call for Submissions — “Power” and “Money”

Saraba Magazine welcomes submissions for 2016.    Saraba will explore the theme of “Power” for its nineteenth issue, and the theme of “Money” for its twentieth issue. Issue 19: POWER Power is everywhere, diffused and embodied. What is Power? Where is Power? How does Power work? How is Power used? In this issue, we will present […]

Etisalat Prize for Literature 2016: Call for Entries

Lagos, Nigeria; June 1, 2016: Etisalat has announced its call for entries to the 2016 edition of the Pan-African Prize, Etisalat Prize for Literature. This is coming just a few months after the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Fiston Mwanza Mujila won the 2015 edition of the Prize with his first novel, Tram 83. Chief Executive […]