Portia Dery is Africana Book Award 2018 winner for Grandma’s List

Ghanaian writer, Portia Dery is the Africana Book Award 2018 winner for Grandma’s List. The book was illustrated by South African artist Toby Newsome.    

The Children’s Africana Book Award is an annual prize presented to authors and illustrators of the best children’s and young adult books on Africa published or republished in the U.S.A. The awards were created by Africa Access and the Outreach Council of the African Studies Association and its sponsors include the African Studies departments of universities Harvard, Howard and Yale among others. Previous winning writers of CABA include Desmond Tutu, Niki Daly and Nnedi Okorafor.

Click to read more: https://www.jamesmurua.com/portia-dery-is-africana-book-award-2018-winner-for-grandmas-list/

By James Murua, Friday, May 15, 2020.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s