Sometimes it seems that writers that have published in an African country are landlocked and are not able to burst out of the local bubble. In this article you will find several names of writers who will be published in the United Kingdom and in the Unites States of America. For these writers this is … Continue reading pontas novels hitting bookshops in the uk and the us
In this interview we get a closer look at the South African writer Masande Ntshanga. Het debut as a novelist made an impression on readers and critics alike. In his debut The Reactive he delves into the world of HIV in his native country. The interview was conducted via the means of email.
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.
A writer is a communicator. So it is apt that a telecommunications firm, Etisalat, will have a literary prize. The firm has just announced the longlist for the longlist for the 2015 Etisalat Prize for Literature. Nine books are on the longlist. Six are form South Africa and just two from Nigeria. Find out here who … Continue reading south africans dominate etisalat
The British Newspaper The Guardian organized a modern questions and answers for the writers who have been put on the shortlist for the 2015 Caine Prize. People could send their questions, writers answered, even when they found it hard to have an answer. When you follow this link you will get to know a few … Continue reading sci-fi, creative writing and
This is good news. First he got the attention of an American publisher, now a German publisher has bought the right to translate and publish his book ‘ The Reactive’ . Masande Ntshange is doing a good job.