[Publishing Perspectives] Parrésia, other African Publishers, at the #FrankfurtBookFair

Parrésia is in today’s Publishing Perspectives, a story by Saskia Vogel [Dialogue Berlin]. Parrésia, along with Farafina’s Eghosa Imasuen, Kwani?s Billy Kahora, award-winning Parrésia poet amu nnadi and Port Harcourt World Book Capital’s Koko Kalango were on a panel chaired by CORA’s Jahman Anikulapo during the Frankfurt Book Fair 2014.

Read the story HERE

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‘Richard Ali then asked Chief Okereke for more transparency around larger publishers, suggesting that the lack of transparency is a hurdle to discovery: “Does Heinemann have an open submissions period? Who are the editors? Who are the agents? I don’t have this information. It is grossly unfair to accuse my generation of not having courage. It’s the opportunities that are not there. We are starting things that are new.”

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