OPINION

Why is there no Igbo translation of Things Fall Apart?

literary, Africanjujuism

It is hard to believe that out of 50 translations of Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart, not one is in the novel’s mother tongue: Igbo.

The publishing industry cannot continue to hide its anti-Blackness behind #BlackBestSeller

#BLM2020, industry

How does pushing Black-authored titles through a largely, if not entirely, white middle-class industry underserves its products and, ultimately, its own readers?

The story of Bernardine Evaristo’s astronomical success

After 40 years of writing, Bernardine Evaristo’s 8th novel—Girl, Woman, Other—proved to be her golden ticket to renown and success.

All I want for Christmas is the death of lazy, “diversity” language

industry news

The publishing industry’s current approach to diversity is—by its very nature—rooted in generality and therefore cultural ignorance.