In the absence of any serious Africa-centered literature news, I thought you might like to read this.
"When JACOB WONDERBAR went out to editors I really thought I was going to be completely cool about the submission process. I'm an agent! I've seen this before! I've sold projects that were out on submission for six months and even a year! How hard could it be?
So. Being a Big Bad Experienced Agent, how long did it take me to crack?"
And by the way, the author of this article, Nathan Bransford, is a literary agent. ENJOY