Reviewers Needed

Africa Book Club is looking for part time book reviewers.

Review Specifications

  • 350-500 words
  • Reviews to cover popular African writing – old and newly released titles.
  • All reviews must be original submissions.
  • Reviewers can choose from following book categories – fiction, business, children, politics, biography, cookery
  • Target audience for review is general public (specifically readers with an interest in African writing), and objective is to summarize book content in an accessible writing style.
  • Each book review to  include story plot summary, brief commentary giving reviewer’s own take e.g. on key takeaways, rating, strengths, weaknesses etc…


To be considered, prospective reviewers need to supply a sample book review to Africa Book Club at: Please insert “PROSPECTIVE REVIEWER” in the subject line of your email.  

Once accepted, reviewers will be asked to contribute at least 2-3 reviews a month (the more the better)
Reviewers can propose title(s) for review, otherwise, in most cases, Africa Book Club will provide a proposed list every month.

Reviewers will be paid on a piece-rate i.e. per book review, subject to acceptance.