2015 commonwealth short story prize


The word is out. The winners have been made known. There is not one winner. There is a winner for each region in the world, as long as it is within the commonwealth, I presume. Each winner gets £2500. Leila Aboulela, from Sudan, was one of the six writers who together made a shortlist. The winner … Continue reading 2015 commonwealth short story prize

hamba kahle, helen zille


This blog is about books, not just about literature. I have to admit that mainly literature features in my posts. But now you can have a taste of political writing on the South African politician Helen Zille, who led the Democratic Alliance for many years. You get the change to read a portion of a … Continue reading hamba kahle, helen zille