Kadija Sesay was elected as an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2021.
Kadija Sesay has worked in book and periodical publishing for several years. She published SABLE Lit Mag for 15 years until 2015; is currently the Publications Manager for Inscribe Writers Development Programme, at Peepal Tree Press. She has edited and co-edited several anthologies. She is the co-founder of Mboka Festival of Arts Culture and Sport in The Gambia and creator of the AfroPoeTree app. Kadija is a PhD scholarship student at Brighton University researching Black British Publishers and Pan-Africanism and has received several awards for her work in the creative arts.