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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

Simply search for: Sierra Leonean Writers Series!

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

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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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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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 New Authors in 2017 & 2018

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 
  • Peagie Foday

    Thursday's Child

  • Njanguma Momodu

    Southern Stories & Songs

  • Prince Kenny

    Winter in Harmattan

  • Saa MS Jumu

    The Anthill & the Nest

  • Gbanabom Hallowell

    "Don't call me Elvis" and others

  • Oumar Farouk Sesay

    "The Edge of a Cry" and others

  • Mohamed Gibril Sesay

    "This Side of Nothingness" and others

  • Bakar Mansaray

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

  • Abdulai Walon-Jalloh

    "Voices and Passions" and others

  • Frederick Bobor James

    "The New Disease" and others

  • Sophie Allieu

    "A Woman to Emulate"

  • 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"

  • Celia Eva Beatrice Thompson

    "A Call"

  • L. K. Grace Ahene

    "Saved By Grace"


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

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  • 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


HuemotionEvery 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.

Previous SLWS Prizes Work hard to win an SLWS prize in the near future 
  • Joseph
    Joseph A. Jalloh

    "Editor, Huemotion"
  • joe
    Joe Ahmed

    "Editor, Huemotion"
  • Morrison
    Morrison Jusu

    Editor, Huemotion


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.

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  • osman
    Prof. Osman Alimamy Sankoh (Mallam O.) - Publisher
  • Christiana sankoh
    Christiana Mabinty Sankoh - Business Manager
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    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.

Mackie Leigh , RHODE ISLAND, USA

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