BHAsks-Carol Tiyelesa Phiri

BHAsks-Carol Tiyelesa Phiri

Carol Tiyelesa Phiri will tell you she is “A university student who just happens to be in love with all things literature.” But she is also an entrepreneur, brand ambassador, author, blogger and the founder of the Literature Corner: a platform for up and...
BHAsks-Luka Mwango

BHAsks-Luka Mwango

Luka Mwango is an idealistic realist with a panache for storytelling. He has a hate-love affair with poetry and an insolent obsession for the mastery of words. “I want to change the storytelling landscape in the world by showcasing African and Zambian stories,...
BHAsk-Niza Lebo Phiri

BHAsk-Niza Lebo Phiri

On Butali Reads this week we chat with Niza Lebo Phiri, a 25-year-old Social Entrepreneur, Poet, Radio presenter (Flava FM) and also a presenter of the programme, The Representative on ZNBC (TV1 and TV3), an avid reader and the founder of Natwishe: a networking group...
Royalties and Book Advances

Royalties and Book Advances

Most people that work in the publishing industry will tell you they have come across a number of people looking for a book deal without an actual book to publish. But sometimes, you meet people who seem to have it all figured out; they have a manuscript they think...
Are Zambian Books Too Expensive?

Are Zambian Books Too Expensive?

When you walk into most bookshops in Lusaka, you will find that they are divided into various categories. The stationery will be in one section, academic books in another; novels have their own place and Zambian books (books written by Zambians or about Zambia) have...