Ankara Press author Oyindamola Affinnih tells us how she tackled her worries about being typecast as a ‘romance writer’ and ponders exactly how much sex one should include in a story. I read a lot of romance while growing. A whole lot! Although I had written some, I took a break from it; everyone thought… Continue reading The Fear of Writing Romance
Ankara Press is delighted to announce the imminent arrival of a very special Valentine’s Day gift for all lovers of African romance. On Saturday 14th February – which also happens to be Presidential Election Day here in Nigeria (or so we believe at the time of writing…) – we will be releasing a lovingly-prepared Valentine’s Day… Continue reading The Valentine’s Day Anthology of African Romance
Since the launch of Ankara Press in December 2014, we have been overwhelmed by the positive response of readers to its vision of ‘a new kind of romance’, with African settings, storylines and characters. One of the key reasons for establishing the imprint was to counter the rather one-dimensional view of life as portrayed in… Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day!
ANKARA PRESS – CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Ankara Press is looking to commission the next wave of romance titles, for publication in 2016. Following the success of our first six titles, launched in December 2014, which have received glowing reviews and media coverage around the world, we are now looking for more exciting new authors. The romances will be published… Continue reading Calling new Ankara Press writers!
Ankara Press is delighted to welcome Aziza Eden Walker, author of forthcoming novel The Seeing Place, out on Valentine’s Day. What first inspired you to become a writer? As a child I had a lot of fun writing stories at school. My English teacher in high school told me that when it was time to mark my… Continue reading Interview With Ankara Press Author: Aziza Eden Walker
Amina Thula is the author of two Ankara Press novels: The Elevator Kiss, published in December 2014, and the forthcoming Love Next Door, which will be released on 14 February 2016. She talks here about her writing, where she gets her inspiration and who she would choose to play her characters in the blockbuster movies of her novels. Juwairiyya Asmal-Lee: What first… Continue reading Q&A: Juwairiyya Asmal-Lee interviews Ankara Press author Amina Thula
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