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Africa39 brings to worldwide attention some of the best new fiction from Africa south of the Sahara
A Hay Festival and Rainbow Book Club project celebrating Port Harcourt UNESCO World Book Capital 2014.
Africa39 is a Hay Festival and Rainbow Book Club Project which has selected and now celebrates 39 of the best African south of the Sahara writers under the age of 40. It was launched in UNESCO’s World Book Capital, Port Harcourt, Nigeria, in October 2014. Join Africa 39 on Facebook.
What is the ‘39 Project’?
As one of the leading literature festivals in the world, Hay Festival has always been interested in highlighting new talent and has collaborated with the UNESCO ‘World Book Capital’ project so far in Bogotá and Beirut. This title is awarded to a different city every year to celebrate the quality and variety of its initiatives to promote books, readership and the editorial industry. Read more...