In this article the Congolese writer Alain Mabanckou shows his commitment to the situation in his country of birth: Congo with the capital city Brazzaville. He envisions a drastic change in the political situation and he takes part in it through the social media.
Wenners van kykNet-Rapport-boekpryse 2017 bekend
Prizes have been made known. This is always an important event. At the end of last month the winners of the kykNET-Rapport-boekpryse could hear the maes One of the prizes is for a debut novel. Another prize is for a book reviewer (a highly underestimated profession and pastime) Read more about the prizes and the lucky … Continue reading Wenners van kykNet-Rapport-boekpryse 2017 bekend
Professional writers need to be professional readers
The Nigerian author Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀ wrote a stunning debut novel with her Stay With Me. She was present at The Open Book Festival in Cape Town in South Africa. She was interviewed and you will find the interview here. I wonder what a professional reader is? As that a person who reads books to write … Continue reading Professional writers need to be professional readers
New poetry by Ingrid de Kok
The South Africa poet Ingrid de Kok has published several collections of poetry. Her work has been translated into several languages Here you will some of her latest work.
Sizwe Nxasana donates books
Who does not like to get free books? It happened to the Walter Sisulu University in South Africa. This university receives a bookload of books. Thanks to a foundation. Read more about it here.