The writers’s union in Angola has big plans. It wants to spent more time and energy in promoting the work of its members, at home and abroad. There is a large field for literature written in Portuguese, not just in Angola, Mozambique and Portugal, but also in Brazil.
The debate still rages on, at least the articles on the debate still come flooding in. The debate that was offically started at the Franschhoek Literary Festival in South Africa. At that Festival the writer Thando Mgqolozana made known (not for the first time) that he will no longer attend white literary festivals. At an … Continue reading how to hack the ‘colonial literary sytem’
I have one of his books on my shelves, but I have not read this book. The writer I am talking about is Karel Schoeman (1939) from South Africa. He studied linguistics and he studied at a Roman Catholic seminary, later he travelled to Ireland to join the order of the Franciscans (long before the … Continue reading karel schoeman reageer op die fak se np
Her name has been made known as the winner of #Writivism 2015 Short Story. The name is Pemi Aguda, she is from Nigeria. Here you find the winning story.
The good news comes from Kampala, the capital city of Uganda. It is the good news about bthe winner orf the short story prize of WRITIVISM. The name of the winner is Pemi Aguda and she is from Nigeria. Here you find more information. The global jury received 277 entries, these numbers were brought down … Continue reading pemi aguda wins 2015 writivism
The Children’s Book Fair in Angola has received support by the distribution of 140,000 books for children all over the country. This is a good way to groom a next generation of readers in this country.