Grief as a Companion

Grief as a Companion

“Disbelief becomes my close companion, and anger follows in its wake.”- Maya Angelou Grief is not choosy about the type of loss it follows. It is a response to a traumatic event related to a loss. This can be a death-related loss, miscarriage, loss of a job, property, health, end of a relationship, and many […]

On Mental Health and Masculinity

On Mental Health and Masculinity

How we talk about mental health and masculinity matters. It’s not singular but manifests in many forms and the support and solutions offered are and should be based on the individual and their experiences. November is a month when we focus on Men’s Mental Health. A month to iterate that the world cares about this […]

Jumoke Verissimo’s debut novel, A Small Silence, shortlisted for the RSL Ondaatje Prize

Jumoke Verissimo’s debut novel, A Small Silence, shortlisted for the RSL Ondaatje Prize

Cassava Republic Press is proud to announce that A Small Silence by Nigerian author Jumoke Verissimo has been shortlisted for the RSL Ondaatje Prize - an annual award of £10,000 that recognises a “distinguished work of fiction, non-fiction or poetry, evoking the spirit of a place.” The shortlist, which was announced on April 20, 2020, comes weeks after the awarding body announced its longlist of 18 books, with Verissimo being the only African on the list. 

Jumoke Verissimo’s debut novel, A Small Silence, shortlisted for the RSL Ondaatje Prize

Jumoke Verissimo’s debut novel, A Small Silence, shortlisted for the RSL Ondaatje Prize

Cassava Republic Press is proud to announce that A Small Silence by Nigerian author Jumoke Verissimo has been shortlisted for the RSL Ondaatje Prize - an annual award of £10,000 that recognises a “distinguished work of fiction, non-fiction or poetry, evoking the spirit of a place.” The shortlist, which was announced on April 20, 2020, comes weeks after the awarding body announced its longlist of 18 books, with Verissimo being the only African on the list.