Monthly Archives: November 2014

Call for Submissions: The Burt Award for African Literature — Ghana

The Ghana Book Trust (GBT) in partnership with CODE, and with the generous support of Canadian philanthropist William Burt, is pleased to invite publishers to submit manuscripts for the 2014 Burt Award for African Literature. Objectives of the Award To recognize excellence in young adult literature from Ghana. To support and motivate the development of […]

Writers Must Contextualise Their Stories – Minister

Accra, October 24, 2013 Burt Award for African Literature (2012) Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, Minister for Education has advised creative writers to be responsive to contextualise the place where their narratives are coming from. She said most writers these days were in a rush to conclude their pieces and therefore did not do a lot […]