In this article you will find an interview with the South African writer Imraan Coovadia. He talks about his new novel, a spy novel. In this article you will also find a link to an excerpt of his new book. Advertisements
The names have been called. The names of the books and of the writers of this years shortlist for the Barry Ronge Fiction Prize, with a prize money of R100 000. Five books and five authors. Here you find the list of books (and covers) and authors.
Another nomination in the seemingly endless row of nominations, longlists and shortlist and literary award and literary award prize giving ceremonies. The South African writers have been nominated for the prestigious International Dublin Literary Award. Their names are Zakes Mda (lives in the USA), Mandla Langa and Imraan Coovadia.
The South African paper Sunday Times has made known the shortlist for this year’s awards. Next month the winners will be announced. There are five books in the fiction section, and five books in the nonfiction department.
In this article the writer and academic Leon De Kock searches for trends in the post-apartheid years in South Africa. One of the trends is crime-writing. Crime is not an unfamiliar feature in South African society, so that is reflected in the literary scene.
He was born in Durban, South Africa in 1970. He studied in South Africa and in the United States. In the end he came back to his homecountry. Now he writes, after a struggling start with impending failure. Now he has a string of titles to his name. His name is Imraan Coovadia and here … Continue reading impressive feat of imagination