Get your book published with Bibi Bakare-Yusuf

What does it take to turn an idea into a book? The world is eager for African stories, including African literature, but getting a book published takes more than a great idea. In this fireside chat, you will find out everything it takes to publish a book - from developing ideas and a compelling manuscript to understanding how the publishing industry works. You will also discover all the steps involved in the publishing process, and what authors should look for in a publisher.  The conversation will also discuss marketing, how authors can build their profile, and connect with networks aimed at boosting their literary career, including how to find an agent. 

It will be presented by Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, founder and publishing director at Cassava Republic Press.

Sarah Ozo-Irabor will host.

Date: Thursday, 21 March 2024

Time: 14:00 GMT. 15:00 WAT. 16:00 SAST. 17:00 EAT