Last month the book Incorruptible was launched in The Netherlands. In this book the journalist Evelien (or Evelyn) Groenink shows the results of her investigation into the deaths of Dulcie September, Anton Lubowski and Chris Hani. In this article you will find some pictures of the launch and a link to an interview with the … Continue reading Incorruptible | Pictures of the book launch and radio interview
The University of Johannesburg has made known the names of the winners of the prizes that it awards every year. One prize for a debut and one other prize. The debut prize has been given to a collection of poetry, written by Jolyn Phillips. The other one goes to .. Just go to this article … Continue reading Wenners van die 2018 UJ-pryse bekend!
The South African artist Koos Kombuis, who is a multi talent, has published a collection of poetry, with the unnerving title Vandag wil ek my blou skoene dra (Today I will wear my blue shoes). In this article you will find an interview with Koos Kombuis about this new collection of poems. For several years … Continue reading Vandag wil ek my blou skoene dra
This year is a festive year for 60 years ago the Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe published his now famous Things fall apart. At many platforms writers and publishers and book lovers will pay attention to this occasion. To many the publication of this book is a landmark in African history, not just in the narrower … Continue reading Celebrating Chinua Achebe
There seems to be no end to handing out literary prizes on the African continent. Now the Graywolf Press (a collective of stakeholders in the literary world), based in Lagos Nigeria, has made know the winner of the Graywolf Press African Prize. In this article you will find more about this Kenyan winner.
Next Monday evening. Any spare time, while being in New York, not the old York, but the new one? You know, the former New Amsterdam. Two writers with roots in the African continent come to talk about the relationship between writing and resistance. In this invitation you will find more information.