review THE WOMAN NEXT DOOR


One of the main characters in this novel is an architect in South Africa. Is it sheer coincidence that the writer of this novel, Yewande Omotoso, is an architect herself?At times writers tell the world that the content of their work is pure fiction, but is this always the case? Why choose a profession with … Continue reading review THE WOMAN NEXT DOOR

Yewande Omotoso shortlisted for International Dublin Literary Award 2018


She knows how to design and structure, not just buildings but also books. The multi-national Yewande Omotoso, living and working in South Africa, has been shortlisted for the prestigeous International Dublin Literary Award 2018. The books that has been shortlisted is named The woman next door. In this article you will some more information. Wishing … Continue reading Yewande Omotoso shortlisted for International Dublin Literary Award 2018

African Authors at 2017 Virginia Festival of the Book


Once again there is a panel. A panel with writers, three writers this time and they ll come from Africa, to be more precise, two from Nigeria and one from South Africa. This happening took place at Virginia Festival of the book in the USA.   Read more about the contribution of this writers on … Continue reading African Authors at 2017 Virginia Festival of the Book

don’t miss quanita and yewande


There will be another session of Long Story Short in South Africa. A recent session at a local library was cut short for the library had come close to closing hours. The door does not wait, not even for writers. Now there is another session with Yewande Omotoso and Quanita Adams. 

long story short event


It is not easy to have a literary event unhampered in South Africa. At one event a writer made known he would not attend similar festivals. At another event (with the very same writer, o irony), the meeting was cut short by those in power at the library. The library is finished, as one of those … Continue reading long story short event