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1. Books LIVE | Book Reviews

Books LIVE | Book ReviewsJohannesburg, South Africa About Blog South African, African and international books and literature news, as it happens. Web network and news source for southern African writers and publishers.
Frequency about 2 posts per week.
Blog bookslive.co.za/cat/reviews
Facebook fans 11,096. Twitter followers 20,499.

2. Brittle Paper | An African Literary Blog

Brittle Paper | An African Literary BlogChicago, IL About Blog Welcome to Brittle Paper, your go-to site for African writing and literary culture. We bring you all the latest news and juicy updates on publications, authors, events, prizes, and lifestyle.
Frequency about 6 posts per week.
Since Aug 2010
Blog brittlepaper.com
Facebook fans 6,760. Twitter followers 13,794.

3. All Africa | Books

All Africa | BooksAfrica About Blog AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa - aggregating, producing and distributing 700 news and information items daily from over 140 African news organizations and our own reporters to an African and global public.
Frequency about 6 posts per week.
Blog allafrica.com/books
Facebook fans 276,306. Twitter followers 359,577.

4. KZN Literary Tourism

KZN Literary TourismDurban, South Africa About Blog Through KZN Literary Tourism we aim to provide an invaluable resource for those interested in the relatively new field of Literary Tourism as well as provide information on the work we are currently doing from our base in Durban, South Africa. KZN Literary Tourism is a resource for those interested in books.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Blog literarytourism.co.za
Facebook fans 623. Twitter followers 559.

5. PEN South Africa

PEN South AfricaSouth Africa About Blog PEN South Africa represents the writers of southern and South Africa. We celebrate literature, defend freedom of expression, and aid writers in prison.
Frequency about 3 posts per week.
Blog pensouthafrica.co.za
Facebook fans 2,561. Twitter followers 3,820.

6. Africa in Words

Africa in WordsAbout Blog Africa in Words is a blog focusing on cultural production and Africa. We cover books, art, film, history, music, ideas and people and the ways they interact.
Frequency about 2 posts per week.
Since Oct 2011
Blog africainwords.com
Facebook fans 1,643. Twitter followers 6,038.

7. Africa Writes Blog

Africa Writes BlogLondon, England About Blog The Africa Writes festival is an annual celebration of contemporary literature from Africa and the diaspora brought to you by The Royal African Society. Africa Writes aims to enhance coverage and discussion about African literature and writers in London - and the UK, by extension.
Frequency about 3 posts per month.
Blog africawrites.org/category/blog
Facebook fans 11,249. Twitter followers 5,901.

8. African American Literature Book Club Blog

African American Literature Book Club BlogHarlem, New York About Blog AALBC are the largest and most popular website dedicated to African American books and Black literature from around the world. We celebrate Black culture, through books, for readers of all backgrounds to enjoy. Follow this blog to know more about African American Literature Books.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Since Dec 2004
Also in African American Book Blogs
Blog aalbc.com/blog
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 6,742.

9. Naija Stories

Naija StoriesAbout Blog Promoting Nigerian Reading and Writing. Naija Stories is a website set up and committed to promoting Nigerian Fiction. We are a social network for Nigerian writers of all skill levels and readers of both genre novels and literary fiction.
Frequency about 3 posts per month.
Blog naijastories.com
Facebook fans 1,508. Twitter followers 1,594.

10. The Chimurenga Chronic

The Chimurenga ChronicAbout Blog Based in Africa, but with a global reach, the Chronic is an ideal platform for institutions, organisations and brands looking to get beyond the borders of nation-states and associate themselves with a cutting-edge pan-African vision.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Blog chimurengachronic.co.za
Facebook fans 7,148. Twitter followers 537.

11. James Murua's Literature Blog

James Murua's Literature BlogNairobi About Blog JamesMurua.com was born on June 2013 to give news and reviews from the African literature scene. We specialize in telling you what work your favourite African writer is up to. That means that you will find news on news books, events like book launches, literary festivals, author profiles and more.
Frequency about 7 posts per week.
Blog jamesmurua.com
Facebook fans 455. Twitter followers 15,562.

12. African Writer Magazine

African Writer MagazineNew Jersey, USA About Blog African Writer Magazine is a New Jersey-based monthly celebrating African Literature & Writers.
Frequency about 2 posts per week.
Blog africanwriter.com
Facebook fans 165. Twitter followers 662.

13. WORDS RHYMES & RHYTHM

WORDS RHYMES & RHYTHMAbout Blog We are a foremost Nigerian publishing and educational institution. The culture of helping each other grow has become our strength, as we actively promote Nigerian writing, acting as a support base for young Nigerian writers and providing client-customized publishing services at competitive rates.
Frequency about 4 posts per week.
Blog wrr.ng
Facebook fans 5,487. Twitter followers n/a.

14. Writers Space Africa

Writers Space AfricaAfrica About Blog Writers Space Africa is an international literary magazine, which features rich diversity of writings from African writers to a global audience.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Blog writersspace.net
Facebook fans 2,708. Twitter followers 415.

15. Kinna Reads

Kinna ReadsAccra About Blog I love books, reading, nurturing and developing my appreciation for the art form. I read mostly fiction, both contemporary and classic. I really enjoy world literature. I'm partial to women writers and their works, especially African women writers.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Blog kinnareads.com
Facebook fans 106. Twitter followers 7,779.

16. Bookshy | An Africa book lover

Bookshy | An Africa book loverLondon About Blog I fell in love with African literature, and I've been hooked ever since. Bookshy is my personal labour of love dedicated to African literature. It is a space where I celebrate, promote and recognise contemporary African literature - although sometimes I go back in time to commemorate the greats. It is about the books I love, the books I have read and the books that I am dying to read.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Blog bookshybooks.com
Facebook fans 652. Twitter followers 3,349.

17. South African Bloggers | Book Reviews

South African Bloggers | Book ReviewsSouth Africa About Blog South African Bloggers, also known as We Blog For Love, is national initiative that seeks to support, inspire and involve bloggers across the country. We Blog for Love endeavours to provide networking opportunities, national exposure and key blogging guidelines, to bloggers across South Africa.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Blog weblogforlove.com/category/r..
Facebook fans 5,882. Twitter followers 12,549.

18. Jalada Africa | A pan-African writers' collective

Jalada Africa | A pan-African writers' collectiveAfrica About Blog Jalada Africa is pan-African writers collective. Our aim is to publish literature by African authors regularly by making it as easy as possible for any member to publish anything or execute any literary project as quickly and effectively as possible.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Blog jaladaafrica.org
Facebook fans 11,445. Twitter followers 8,415.

19. MahoganyBooks | African American Literature Blog

MahoganyBooks | African American Literature BlogWashington, DC About Blog MahoganyBooks is an online bookstore that believes in social entrepreneurship. We take a leadership role in the community promoting African American literature, reading, writing, and cultural awareness as tools to improve communities as well as enrich the lives of motivated individuals.
Frequency about 2 posts per month.
Since Aug 2014
Blog blog.mahoganybooks.com
Facebook fans 3,985. Twitter followers 6,519.

20. Mocha Girls Read | Blog by a group of Black Women

Mocha Girls Read | Blog by a group of Black WomenLos Angeles, CA. About Blog We are a group of Black women who love to read, want to read more and meet like minded women.
Frequency about 4 posts per month.
Blog mochagirlsread.com
Facebook fans 5,914. Twitter followers 4,822.

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