Myriad authors awarded at the Royal Society of Literature summer party

The Royal Society of Literature elected 45 new Fellows and Honorary Fellows last week at the annual RSL summer party.

New Daughters of Africa contributors Catherine Johnson and Dorothea Smartt were elected as Fellows alongside To The Volcano author Elleke Boehmer, while New Daughters of Africa contributor Ellah Wakatama Allfrey and Brave New Words editor Susheila Nasta were elected as Honorary Fellows.

Susheila was also awarded the prestigious Benson Medal, for exceptional contributions to the advancement of literature.

Click HERE to read The Bookseller’s write up of the event.