The African Writers Series is a wide-ranging series offering your students stories, poetry, biographical writings and essays from across Africa. It includes work from nearly 40 writers from 19 different countries.
During its celebrated 50 years of publishing, the series has been a vehicle for some of the most important writers Africa has produced, such as Chinua Achebe and Ngugi wa Thiong'o.
An extensive list of novels, poetry and short stories from Africa.
A much celebrated series from a host of award-winning authors.
Encourages pupils to engage with other cultures and backgrounds.
African Writers Series Classics - the very best in African literature!
Classic titles from renowned African authors, such as Chinua Achebe, Bessie Head and Ngugi wa Thiong'o. Each title has a brand new introduction and cover.
Are you a budding author of literature?
We are looking for new writers all the time. If you would like to submit your work to the Heinemann African Writers Series, please click here for our submission guidelines.
We look forward to hearing from you!