In the context of writing about a new anthology of Shona poetry the writer of this article wonders about the female Shona poets. Where have they gone? Do they exist? Are they left out?
This is an interview with an young Namibian writer Monica Pinias. She is about to deliver her second book. In this interview she compares her first book with her second book and she notices the importance of proper spelling and good grammar.
I thought the announcement was made at the recently held Franschhoek Literary Festival (South Africa). I am talking about the writer Thando Mgqolozana. He said that he will no longer attend white literary festivals. He is not the first one to say so, and he will not be the last, I presume. Thando had made … Continue reading the audience does not treat me
This is must be my first post on a literary event connected to Western Sahara. The event itself was held in London (United Kingdom). A collection of poetry was launched, titled ‘Settled Wanderers’. The collection has been put together by Sam Berkson and Saharawi writer Mohamed Sulaiman.
When I looked at the press release I did not find 2015 winners, I found only 2 winners. Probably these two are as good as those 2015 winners. One winner has roots in Sudan, the other winner has roots in Uganda. The prize is given by Brunel University, London.
One thing that strikes me in the Angolan world of books is the attention paid to books geared towards children. One event is coming up next month, this has been announced.