What’s Up? Cassava Children’s ’22

What’s Up? Cassava Children’s ’22

Cassava Republic Press Brings Nigeria’s Major Languages to Children’s Literature  Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba Set the Tone of Cassava Republic Press’ 2022 Children’s Books Starting in Spring 2022 Cassava Republic Press will begin its first foray into publishing in African languages with the launch of a trio of Children’s books in the three main Nigerian languages […]

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 […]

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.