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episode 16: Meet the Nigerian Publisher Heating Up African Romance Novels

Bibi Bakare-Yusuf is the publishing director of Cassava Republic Press and Ankara Press. After launching a publishing company to offer a platform for contemporary African writers, Bibi had another idea: why not start a romance novel-imprint that put black women at the center of the story? This is what happened next. Store

  • Ankara Press
Social Profiles
  • Twitter
  • James Baldwin's Another Country
  • Sweet Honey in the Rock "Ella's Song"
Anshuman Iddamsetty Producers
Phoebe Wang
Emma Fedderson
Anshuman Iddamsetty Senior Supervising Producer
Tammi Downey Engineer
Spencer Sunshine Musical Score
Jim Guthrie


 2019-08-21  21m