28 Oct [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
‘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.”