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SLWS is an Academic and General Publisher for Sierra Leoneans and other Nationals whose writings have a Sierra Leonean Context. See our entire Book Collection on amazon.com

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Categories of SLWS Books

 

Novels

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Non-Fiction

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HOW TO BECOME AN SLWS AUTHOR

There are a few steps you must go through, some are obligatory and some are optional. 

Contact
the Publisher

If you already have a book concept you can share, please contact the SLWS publisher rightaway! You can however work on your manuscript and move to the next step.

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Submit
a Book Proposal

A well-written book proposal with the full manuscript must be submitted so that SLWS Editorial Board can review and advise the publisher. Allow 2-3 weeks to get a feedback.

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Submit
a final manuscript

If your manuscript is recommended for publication, it must go through the peer-review process. We will then work with you closely until the final product.

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MEET OUR AUTHORS 

Our authors are Sierra Leoneans and other nationals whose books have a Sierra Leonean context. They submit book proposals, allow peer-review, address reviewers' comments, accept copyediting and work with us through the publishing process to ensure that their books meet international quality standards

Join our team, submit a book proposal 
  • conteh
    J Sorie Conteh

    "In Search of Sons" and others

  • joe
    Joe A. D. Alie

    "Sierra Leone Since Independence"

  • solo
    Ebenezer 'Solo' Collier

     "Primary & Secondary Education in Sierra Leone..."

  • winston
    Winston Forde

    "Layila, Kakatua wan bi lida"

  • hallowell
    Gbanabom Hallowell

    "Don't call me Elvis" and others

  • samual_hinton
    Samuel Hinton

    "The Road to Kenema"

  • lucilda hunter
    Lucilda Hunter

    "Redempton Song" and others

  • mohamed
    Mohamed C. Kamanda

     "The Visa"

  • abdul
    Abdul B. Kamara

     "Unknown Destination"

  • Sheikh
    Sheikh Umarr Kamarah

    "Singing in Exile and the Child of War"

  • siaka
    Siaka Kroma

    "Manners Maketh Man" and others

  • eustace
    Eustace Palmer (Doc.P)

    "A Pillar of the Community"

  • Osman
    Osman A. Sankoh

    "Hybrid Eyes" and others

  • michael
    Michael Fayia Kallon

    "The Ghosts of Ngaingah"

  • Nnamdi_Carew
    Nnamdi Carew

    "Tiger Fist"

  • bailah_leigh
    Bailah Leigh

    "Dilemma of Freedom..."

  • sesay
    Oumar Farouk Sesay

    "The Edge of a Cry" and others

  • Ahmed_Karoma
    Ahmed Karoma

     "Along the Odokoko River"

  • Sama_Banya
    Dr. Sama Banya

    "Looking Back - My Life and Times"

  • Yusuf_Bangura
    Yusuf Bangura

     "Development, Democracy and Cohesion..."

  • Moses Kainwo
    Moses Kainwo

    "Ayo Ayo Ayo and other Love Songs"

  • lans
    Lansana Gberie

    "War, Politics and Justice in West Africa..."

  • jedidah
    Jedidah A. O. Johnson

    "Youthful Yearnings"

  • Mohamed_Sesay
    Mohamed Gibril Sesay

    "This Side of Nothingness" and others

  • bakar
    Bakar Mansaray

    "A suitcase full of dried fish..." and others

  • george120x150
    George Coleridge-Taylor

    "Transformation in Transition"

  • no_photo
    Umu Kultumi Tejan-Jalloh

     "Telling it as it was..."

  • ambrose_massaquoi
    Ambrose Massaquoi

    "Along the peal of drums"

  • Walon-Jalloh
    Abdulai Walon-Jalloh 

    "Voices and Passions" and others

  • Frederick_Bobor_James120x150
    Frederick Bobor James

    "The New Disease" and others

  • Joseph_L_Kamara120x150
    Joseph Kamin Kamara

    "We're Not Our Fathers"

  • fatou
    Fatou Taqi Nee Cole

    "Contemporary Fireside Poems"

  • philip
    Philip Fodav Yamba

    "Contemporary Fireside Stories"

  • Mohamed_Bangura
    Mohamed Bangura

    "Waves of a Raining Mind"

  • brian
    Brian Sitta Kargbo

    "Common Enemy"

  • sophie allieu
    Sophie Allieu

    "A Woman to Emulate"

  • joseph
    J. A. Lawrence Kamara

    "Probability Theory"

  • anani
    Anani Lotsi

    "Probability Theory"

  • felix
    Felix Okoe Mettle

    "Probability Theory"

  • John Paul
    John-Paul Conteh

    "Let Us Learn Limba"

  • celia120x150
    Celia Eva Beatrice Thompson

    "A Call"

  • Ahene
    L. K. Grace Ahene

    "Saved By Grace"

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERS

SLWS continues to receive applications from experts who wish to serve on our Editorial Board. The list below will be organised according to subject areas in the near future. Please submit your biosketch, a nice picture and your preferred subject area to publisher@sl-writers-series.org

Join our team
  • Anni Domingo

    Creative Writing

  • Prof. Patrick Muana

    Creative Writing, English, Linguistics

  • Dr. Andrew James Weima

    Physics & Mathematics

  • Dr. Mohamed C. Kamanda

    Creative Writing, English

  • Dr. J Sorie Conteh

    Creative Writing

  • Dr. Abdul B. Kamara

    Agricultural Economics

  • Prof. Abioseh Porter

    Creative Writing, English, 

  • Lucilda Hunter

    Creative Writing

  • Prof. Onipede Hollist

    Creative Writing, English

  • Sqn Ldr. Winston Forde

    Creative Writing

  • Nadia Maddy

    Creative Writing

  • Dr. Siaka Kroma

    Creative Writing

  • Dr. Lansana Gberie

    Politics, Development

  • Prof. Joe A. D. Alie

    History & Political Science

  • Prof. Aiah Gbakima

    Biology, Epidemiology

  • Prof. Sylvia Macauley

    History and Political Science

  • Dr. Mohamed I Bakarr

    Biology, Environment and Conservation

  • Dr. Eustace Palmer

    Creative Writing, English

  • Dr. Gbanabom Hallowell

    Creative Writing

  • Prof. Sheikh U. Kamarah

    English and Linguistics

  • Dr. Aisha I. Fofana

    Women & Development

  • Lango Deen

    Creative Writing

  • hudson
    Prof. Hudson Jackson

    Engineering, Education & Science

SLWS 2016 PRIZE WINNERS

Every year, SLWS recognises our authors for various contributions towards promoting books in Sierra Leone. The criteria for these prizes have been solely determined by SLWS. However, in the near future, we intend to involve the public to vote for authors.

Work hard to win an SLWS prize in the near future 
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    Jedidah A. D. Johnson

    "Youthful Yearnings" (A Novel)
  • Walon 390x390
    Abdulai Walon-Jalloh
    "Voices and Passions" (Poems)
    "Hungry Vultures" (A Play)

MEET THE SLWS TEAM

Passionate about our work. Driven by the need to make our contribution to the development of Sierra Leone. We are determined to change the problem of scarcity of good and affordable textbooks and other literary materials in Sierra Leone.

Join our team
  • osman
    Prof. Osman Alimamy Sankoh (Mallam O.) - Publisher
  • Christiana sankoh
    Christiana Mabinty Sankoh - Business Manager
  • winston 390x390
    Sqn Ldr. Winston Forde (Coolie) - Adviser, eBooks

Sierra Leonean Writers Series (SLWS) has, over the past sixteen years, provided a service that has been meaningful, extremely effective, and adapted to fulfill the growing needs of our reading population. SLWS has been instrumental in guiding not only those from Sierra Leone who have endeavored to use these texts, but for every individual who can read / write in English.

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  • Mackie Leigh
  • Dr Mohamed C Kamanda
  • Yema Lucilda Hunter
  • Winston Forde
  • Kadijatu Grace Ahene
  • Abdulai Walon-Jalloh
  • Mohamed Mustapha Kargbo
  • Bakar Mansaray
  • Sophie Allieu

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