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AFRICAN YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE

April 2019

 

The CODE Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature program along with the national CODE Burt Award program in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Ghana are not accepting submissions in 2019. 

For the past 10 years, the generosity of the Literary Prizes Foundation and Mr. Bill Burt provided an extraordinary opportunity to make a significant and long-last impact on the quality and quantity of young adult fiction available to readers and educators across the region.

We know from all the feedback we have collected that writers have been inspired to create fantastic stories, publishers have been supported to build young adult literature into their lists, teachers and librarians have been given fantastic resources, and readers now have access to more books than ever before. 

We want to sincerely thank all those who helped make the Burt Award program a success, and we encourage everyone to continue on with their efforts. Writers – keep writing, publishers – keep publishing, and educators – keep looking for those locally published, relevant books for your students.

 

 

 

 

 

CODE Burt Award for Ethiopian Young Adult Literature
CODE-Ethiopia
P.O. Box 9443, Arat Kilo Square, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Codeethiopia2010.11@gmail.com / nemabehutiye@gmail.com
+251 111 266 563 / +251 0919 -34-38-49 / +2510913-00-39-51
www.code-ethiopia.org

CODE Burt Award for Ghanaian Young Adult Literature
Ghana Book Trust
No. 16 IPS Road, Legon, Accra, Ghana
P.O. Box LG536, Legon, Accra, Ghana
info@ghanabooktrust.com
+233 302 502 495 / +233 244 383 724
www.ghanabooktrust.com

CODE Burt Award for Kenyan Young Adult Literature
National Book Development Council of Kenya
Golf Course Phase 1, Ngobit Estate, House No. 116B, Nairobi, Kenya
P.O. Box 10904-00100, Nairobi, Kenya
info@nationalbookcouncilkenya.org
+254 770 108556
www.nationalbookcouncilkenya.org

CODE’s Burt Award for Tanzanian Young Adult Literature
Children’s Book Project for Tanzania
Kijitonyama Area, Plot No. 271, Block 44, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
childrensbooktz@gmail.com
+ 255 222 773 392
www.cbp.or.tz

For more information about the CODE Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature

Lynn O'Rourke
Program Manager, Literary Awards
CODE
1-800-661-2633
lorourke@code.ngo

Burt Award Ethiopia

ETHIOPIA

CODE-Ethiopia is the local coordinating organization administering the Burt Award in Ethiopia.

Burt Award Ghana

GHANA

The Ghana Book Trust (GBT) is the local coordinating organization administering the Burt Award in Ghana.

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KENYA

National Book Council of Kenya is the local coordinating organization administering the Burt Award in Kenya.

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TANZANIA

The Burt Award in Tanzania is coordinated by the Children's Book Project (CBP), a Tanzanian, award-winning literacy organization.

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