Antjie Krog bekroon met Hertzogprys


The South African writer and poet Antjie Krog has received an important prize in South Africa. The Council of the South African Academy for Science and Arts has decided to give Antjie Krog the Hertzogprize for her work. The prize is for those who contributed in an important way in the fields of science, technology … Continue reading Antjie Krog bekroon met Hertzogprys

2017 Commonwealth short story prize shortlist


The names and the titles have been made known. It is a long shortlist of names and places. Among the names are three writers from former British colonies in Africa. Two from Nigeria and one from South Africa, the usual suspects.  Read the long shortlist here.

‘BUCKINGHAM PALACE’, DISTRICT SIX


A stream with clear waters, is this book. When you read carefully you will see at times traces of muddy waters, coming to the surface. Turmoil coming from the outside world. Turmoil trying to find a place where there is no place. Turmoil enters a colourful community in the southern town of Cape Town. The … Continue reading ‘BUCKINGHAM PALACE’, DISTRICT SIX