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...
Ottawa, Canada, September 7, 2017 – In celebration of International Literacy Day, CODE is delighted to announce its Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature shortlist. This first regional competition is dubbed the All-Stars edition because all of the first prize winners of CODE’s Burt Award in Ethiopia,
Ghana, Kenya, and Tanzania since 2009 are being considered for this grand prize.
The All-Stars shortlist is comprised of:
- Face Under the Sea by William E. Mkufya published by Mangrove Publishers (Tanzania)
- Aiming for the Summit (sequel to Living in the Shade) by Nahida Esmail published by Mkuki na Nyota (Tanzania)
- The Step-Monster by Ruby Yayra Goka published by Digibooks Ghana Ltd. (Ghana)
- The Twelfth Heart by Elizabeth-Irene Baitie published by Kwadwoan Publishing (Ghana)
- Waiting for the Sun by Elshadai Tesfaye published by CODE-Ethiopia (Ethiopia)
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