Tag: Golden Baobab Awards 2014

  • Golden Baobab Awards 2014 Winners unveiled

    Golden Baobab Awards 2014 Winners unveiled

    The winners of the 2014 Golden Baobab Prizes were announced yesterday. After many hundreds of entries and tension as we waited to see who would be considered the best picture story, early chapter prize, and illustrator who considers children their target audience from the shortlisted few. The esteemed judges came to a decision and the…

  • Golden Baobab Prize 2014 shortlist out

    Golden Baobab Prize 2014 shortlist out

    The Golden Baobab Prizes have announced their shortlisted writers for 2014. I’ve been following the story for a bit with some interest as this is the most credible prize for Children’s Literature on the continent. Talented African writers and illustrators go home with $20,000 in prize money as well as publishing and training opportunities.The shortlisted…

  • Golden Baobab Prize for Literature 2014 call for submissions

    Golden Baobab Prize for Literature 2014 call for submissions

    The children’s literature prize for Africa known as the Golden Baobab Awards 2014 are calling for your work. The Golden Baobab Awards for Literature were established in 2008 as annual pan-African awards to recognize and celebrate excellence in stories targeting African children. Founded by Deborah Ahenkorah the awards are the Golden Baobab Prize for Picture…