The National Book Development Council of Kenya (NBDCK) in partnership with the Canadian Organization for Development through Education (CODE) and with the generous support of a Canadian patron, Mr. Bill Burt, have the pleasure to invite Kenyan-based and duly registered publishers to submit engaging and educational story-based manuscripts for the youth (12 – 15 years old) to be considered for the 2014 Burt Award for African Literature
Kenya Television Network (KTN) is a leading television station in Kenya. It recently featured the Burt Award ceremony during its prime time news.
"It was pomp and colour at this years Burt award ceremony as three young writers from Kenya scooped over 1.7 million shillings in cash prizes for emerging tops from over 400 entries in the prestigious African literature writers competition. Antony Mugo was awarded one million shillings for his overall winning title, never say never, published by Longhon publishers."