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June 21, 2019

Michel DeGraff is a professor of Linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Director of the MIT-Haiti Initiative. He is also a founding member of the Haitian Creole Academy. His fields of scholarship are linguistic theory, Creole studies and the relat...

May 31, 2019

Although the Bassa language is not widely taught in Liberia, it is, however, taught at Spiritan Academy, one of Monrovia’s elite schools, which sent student and faculty representatives to the official launch of Jaadeh! at the University of Liberia on 10 May. (Photo cou...

May 21, 2019

Please find the information below. Good luck! 

PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grant ($2,000-4,000)

Submissions open April 1 - June 1, 2019
The PEN/Heim Translation Fund provides grants to support the translation of book-length works of fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, o...

May 13, 2019

My heart pounded with the expectation of returning to school after a whole year. I grabbed and held the few notebooks my mother had bought me under my arm, and ran ahead of her by the roadside.

We reached the school building and went to the principal’s office, which was...

March 29, 2019

Meet One Moore Bookstore’s new tutor, Queta S. Nahn. Queta graduated from the AME Zion University with a BSC in Sociology and Public Administration. She’s previously worked with the Renew Energy Serving Humanity (RESH) in collaboration with UNICEF, and was a social wor...

March 18, 2019

A former One Moore Book Fellow, Saah is a Liberian-based writer who now blogs for One Moore Book. Saah Millimono is the author of the novel BOY, INTERRUPTED, which received 2nd Place for the Kwani Manuscript Project, a one-off writing prize for African writers across t...

March 12, 2019

In partnership with the Discovering Global Citizenship initiative at Texas Christian University, we were able to produce a Kreyòl translation of Edwidge Danticat's The Last Mapou, which was published by One Moore Book in 2013. Dènye Pye Mapou A was edited by Michel DeG...

February 20, 2019

1. Imani’s Moon 

Written by: Janay Brown-Wood

Illustrated by: Hazel Mitchell

Summary: Imani is a young Maasi girl with a loving mother and a desire to do something great. When she decides she wants to touch the moon, she works hard to reach her goal, even in the face of...

November 26, 2018

We're currently looking for part-time and internship help to expand our programs! Positions are paid hourly or with stipend and will begin in January 2019. Please send cover letters and resumes to 

One Moore Book is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organi...

November 21, 2017


Monrovia, Liberia — In a recently released video of Gbagba: The Stage Play, a diminutive, eight-year-old Liberian child actor proclaims, “In gbagba or corruption, there are never any real winners, only losers”.  On November 20, World Children’s Day...

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