The DBDLI is interested in supporting the development and publishing of a range of stories in various story formats by African Nova Scotian and African Canadian established and emerging, authors, poets, illustrators and griots.

We are interested in publishing for children, youth, young adults and adults. We invite all African Nova Scotian and African Canadian authors, poets, illustrators, and griots to submit for publication their finished work or story ideas for development.

Emerging or established, all are welcome to make submissions.

The next review cycle ends February 15, 2019.

Please forward your manuscript or outline of your story, spoken word, poetry or illustration to:

Attention: Publishing
Delmore “Buddy” Daye Learning Institute

5450 Cornwallis Street, Halifax, NS, B3K 1A9

Please direct any questions to and indicate Publishing in the subject line.