Faq

Is there an organisation behind Borders or is it an individual? Borders Literature for all Nations was launched on Facebook on April 10th 2015. The physical location of Borders is: Selina House, 4, Idowu Martins Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria, West Africa. The founder of Borders, a voluntary project, is Olatoun Gabi-Williams. She is a Director of Selina Travels, an IATA licensed agency and Selina Ventures Ltd, a small office services provider. For more information go to the section "ABOUT US"
How does Borders choose books for review? Olatoun selects books she personally feels strongly about for promotion on Borders. Books can be sent by post/courier, by email (pdf) or hand-delivered to Selina House. Reviews of books selected for review will take place within 12 months of receipt of the book. There may be a long period of waiting.
How does Borders choose authors and publishers for interview? Olatoun invites authors of books she feels passionate about, for interview. She also interviews authors who independently or via publishers, have sent written requests for promotional interviews. Books for author and publisher interviews can be sent by post/courier or email (pdf) or hand-delivered to Selina House. Opening Hours: 9 am - 5.30pm. For contact information, go to the section "Contact Us"
How are the interviews conducted and how long are they? Our interviews began as audio podcasts, written interviews and live interviews. Since the inauguration of the Borders SDG Book Club, June 20th 2020, Borders now conducts interviews broadcast on Facebook Live. An edited Borders podcast is of a maximum duration of 30 minutes. Borders audio podcasts are conducted by Skype Monday - Friday between 7pm - 9pm GMT (Nigeria time).
How are the podcasts distributed? Borders podcasts are published onwww.bordersliteratureonline.netin the relevant section and in the videos section and shared on our social media platforms.
Publicity for Publishing & Literary Events [Seminars, Workshops, Conferences, etc] Olatoun can be contacted regarding her services as a publicist for events. She offers review and feature article writing services. She is also conducts interviews, moderates panel discussions, seminars, workshops and conferences. The reviews and interviews are published on Borders and shared to stakeholders. Reviews, feature articles and interviews are shared to the networks of the stakeholders and to our own social media platforms.
Who owns the rights to the podcasts, reviews and feature articles? Unless otherwise agreed, Olatoun Gabi-Williams owns all the rights to Borders reviews, feature articles and podcasts.
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Olatoun is happy to receive review copies of books sent to her by post/courier, email, or hand-delivered. However it must be emphasised that not all books sent will be reviewed on Borders and not all authors who request interviews can be interviewed.