As readers we have more power than we’ve ever had. Publishing is no longer closed to us. We can use our influence to get the books we want to read into our hands. Readers can support the causes that help decolonise the book, change the conversation about Africa, get new authors out there and tell exciting new stories.
What they do
Short Story Day Africa does that every year by publishing an anthology of great stories and promoting emerging and seasoned African writers. They held workshops in 7 different African countries this year where 70 writers got to hone their skills, reignite their passion and form writing communities.
How you can help
Please pre-order your copy of Migrations through this campaign, the anthology that will be published at the end of the year. Funds raised during this time will be used to pay the costs of publications and help keep SSDA running. They’d really appreciate your support!
So check it out and donate something if you can – there are some great rewards – if you believe in what they’re doing. If you don’t have the cash to donate then consider becoming a reader for them or sharing their fundraising link with your friends. You can also buy past anthologies as well.