Tag: Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature

  • Kinyanjui Kombani’s “Finding Colombia” launches in Nairobi. #NIBF2018

    Kinyanjui Kombani’s “Finding Colombia” launches in Nairobi. #NIBF2018

    Kinyanjui Kombani’s Burt Award winning novel Finding Colombia launched on the side lines of the Nairobi International Book Fair 2018 at the Sarit Centre, Nairobi on September 29, 2018. Kinyanjui Kombani’s young adult offering Finding Colombia was the toast of the town as it won the Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2018 at…

  • Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2018 open for submissions

    Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2018 open for submissions

    Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2018 is now open for submissions from Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, and Tanzania. The Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature is one of the leading literary prizes on the continent and focuses on the often ignored area of young adult fiction. The prize has been running for the…

  • Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2017 All Stars unveiled

    Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2017 All Stars unveiled

    The shortlist for the Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2017 All Stars has been unveiled. The Burt Award was started in Tanzania in 2008 to recognize excellence in young adult literature, address an ongoing shortage of relevant, high quality books for young readers, and promote a love of reading and learning at the…