Accra, Ghana and Ottawa, Canada, August 31, 2018 – CODE and the Ghana Book Trust proudly announce the winner, the honour book, and the finalists of the 2018 Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature, which recognizes outstanding writing for young adults by African authors, at an award ceremony at the Ghana International Book Fair in Accra, Ghana.
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Accra, Ghana July 31, 2018 – The Ghana Book Trust (GBT) and CODE are delighted to announce the finalists for the 2018 CODE Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature. This year, Ghana Book Trust received 17 submissions from publishers in Ghana, Kenya, Ethiopia and Tanzania.
CODE is delighted to announce its Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature shortlist. This first regional competition is dubbed the All-Stars edition because all of the first prize winners of CODE’s Burt Award in Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, and Tanzania since 2009 are being considered for this grand prize.
Rattling in the Closet, Red Spectacles Knows and The Step Monster represent the diverse range of winning titles at the 6th Annual Burt Award for African Literature in Ghana.
An evening of thanks, milestones and the launch of Seeing is Believing 2017!
CODE congratulates the winners of the 2015/2016 Burt Award for African Literature!
Editor's Note: This article was originally published December 8, 2015 on the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) website.
CODE’s extensive network of expert volunteers grew even bigger recently with the addition of award-winning Canadian author Kevin Major, who visited Ghana as part of the Burt Award for African Literature program.