Tuesday 23 May 2017
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Welcome!   An Academic & General Publisher

1. The Sierra Leonean Writers Series (SLWS) was established by Osman Alimamy Sankoh (Mallam O.) in 2001 with the publication of the English edition of his book Hybrid Eyes - Reflections of an African in Europe.

2. SLWS will focus on academic, fictional, non-fictional and scientific writing including textbooks.

3. SLWS will publish books by writers of Sierra Leonean origin and others whose writings address issues, themes, concepts that are Sierra Leonean. 

4. Our books are available on AMAZON.

5. All manuscripts including books already published elsewhere that are submitted to SLWS must be reviewed by our Editorial Board.

6. Please read our publication policies before approaching SLWS. That's our contract!

7. There is no fee to publish non technical books in SLWS. However, authors must buy and pay to ship a minimum of 10 copies of their books to an address of their choice. Contact the publisher for further details.



NEW: Free download of the SLWS book "Beautiful Colours - Reflections on the Problem of Racism" by Osman A. Sankoh (Mallam O.)

Newly Published Books


The fate of the foetus


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Anatomy of love


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Waves of raining mind 200x133


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Fragile rights


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Short Stories



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Research Books

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First SLWS Bookshop opens at Warima Village in Sierra Leone


We are pleased to announce that the first SLWS Bookshop in Sierra Leone is now selling SLWS books at Warima Village, 11 miles from Masiaka on the Masiaka-Mile 91 highway. Please stop by and buy a book by a writer of Sierra Leonean origin. Click here to see the books available. We will gradually establish SLWS bookshops or collaborate with other bookshops across Sierra Leone where SLWS books can be purchased.


The Warima Public Library and the SLWS Bookshop now attract lots of important visitors who travel between Masiaka and Mile 91. Please click here to view some pictures


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Jedidah Johnson - Youthful Yearnings - 2016

Jedidah A. D. Johnson


Walon-Jalloh - Hungry Vultures - 2016

Abdulai Walon-Jalloh

The Prize of $500 is shared between the two authors

Meet the SLWS Publisher

Mallam O.


SLWS Business Manager

Christiana Mabinty Sankoh

SLWS eBooks Manager

Sqn Ldr. Winston Forde

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