Last month the people came together, all invited. Writers and diplomats, just to name a few. The selection of the continental representative had been made already. From Africa the Nigerian writer Akwaeke Emezi was nominated with her book Who is like God. She did not become the overall winner, but she did us proud. Look … Continue reading The 2017 Commonwealth short story
The book Bitter Fruit impressed me very much. The complexities of the days of the apartheid. The writer Achmat Dangor looks back at the days of the bitter fruit, in those days, in these days. You can read the interview here.
The announcement has been named. The participants were looking forward to it. Names have been given to show who won the 2016 University of Johannesburg Prizes for South African Writing in English. The author Nthikeng Mohlele has won the main prize for the novel titled Pleasure. There was another prize for the best debut. This prize … Continue reading Nthikeng Mohlele and Mohale Mashigo win
We have just passed the first part of the year 2017 and we are rocketed forward to the year 2018. In that year the South African journalist Iman Rappetti will publish her memoirs. She has been looking forward to publish a book for many tears. She still has to be patient a little bit and … Continue reading Pan Macmillan South Africa to publish debut