September 23, 2014

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…

Interested? 

To be considered, prospective reviewers need to supply a sample book review to Africa Book Club at: reviews@africabookclub.com. 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.