Nigerian author Lola Shoneyin is the new Chairman of the University of Lagos Press and Bookshop Board. We are thrilled for Shoneyin to embark on this exciting journey as part of the team!

UNILAG Press is a printing press and production company based in Lagos, offering editorial services and print books, calendars, brochures, annual reports, etc. It is associated with the University of Lagos.

Shoneyin announced the news on her social media, sharing her delight at joining the team:

Delighted to announce that I’ve been appointed as Chairman, University of Lagos Press and Bookshop Board. I’m honoured to be part of a dynamic & resourceful team. Very grateful for the opportunity to contribute to ideas and projects that will engage & inspire Unilag students!

Lola Shoneyin is the author of the novel The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives, three poetry collections, and Mayowa and the Masquerades, a children’s book. She is the powerhouse behind Ake Festival and other key institutions in the African literary scene.

Congrats to Shoneyin on this new venture!