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Digitalback Books announces latest publishing partnerships.

NEWS UPDATE: 1st June 2017

Digitalback Books announces latest publishing partnerships.

London, Lagos —Digitalback Books - the virtual library platform exclusively curating literary works from across Africa and its diaspora – announces new publishing partnerships and plans to extend its library book collection to include magazines and comics.

Founder Gersy Ifeanyi Ejimofo is pleased to share this progress "Alongside our pivot to a B2B model and our new collection packages for institutional purchase, we continue to grow our catalogue and having recently acquired key titles from publishers including the Caine Prize Anthologies and the Caribbean Modern Classics Series

“Peepal Tree Press is thrilled to partner with Digitalback Books in order to make our titles more reliably available for students and readers. Combining powerful curation tools with a choice of accessible formats, Digitalback Books will make it easier for readers to discover the wonderful writers we publish. 'said Adam Lowe of Peepal Tree Press, publishers of the Caribbean Modern Classics

Digitalback Books have also sourced a handful of individual gems to add to the collection, including “I know Two Sudans” an Anthology of creative writings from Sudan, Mammy Water in Igbo Culture: Ogbuide of Oguta Lake by cultural anthropologist Sabine Jell-Bahlsen and" The Stone Hills of Maragoli" by Stanley Gazemba, winner of the 2003 Jomo Kenyatta Prize for literature.

A comics and magazine collection is planned for later this year which will build on a new ecosystem of partners to add further depth and choice to the catalogue.