Her latest novel is called ‘Green Lion’ and is set in Cape Town. A familiar Town and still a bit different. The writer is Henrietta Rose-Innes and in this interview she talks with Louise Ferreira. Advertisements
Later this month two South African writers will take part in a short story festival in London (United Kingdom). They are Henrietta Rose-Innes and S.J. Naudé.
An important publication has been made in South Africa. In total three books about Xhosa culture and literature have been made available to the wider public. No mean feat!
The names of the shortlist have been made known by the chair of the 2015 Writivism Short Story Prize Judging Panel. The name of the Chair is Chika Unigwe, from Nigeria. Here you find the statement by the Chair, including the names of the contenders.
The Amerigerian writer Nnedi Okorafor has published a new book. She keeps on going. In this short interview she gives answers to questions posed on special people and main characters and other more or less specific issues.
There was a civil war. There were many casualities. Oil was found and things changed. Changed for a small elite. An elite that is focussed on the western benefits. Westerners travel far south to find wealth. Ricardo Soares de Oliveira wrote it down in his ‘Magnificent and beggar land’. It shows the many sides of … Continue reading a new and acclaimed study