During her long life the South African writer Nadine Gordimer has written many books, never shying away from her contemporary history in her divided country. She touched upon many relevant issues, and at the same time she never lost sight of ordinary people. She was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature for her writing. This … Continue reading review THE HOUSE GUN
Today 92 years ago Nadine Gordimer was born. She passed away last year. To honour her Google has decided to put her in the spotlight, by dedicating the Doodle to her.
One year after the death of the celebrated South African author Nadine Gordimer the writer Karina M. Szczurek return to the notes of the days and takes herself back to those and not just to Nadine.
In this article you will find nineteen quotations from South African writers on the art of writing. What would be your advice?
I could not find the date of publication of this article on African writers. It is a top ten of contemporary writers. Tops are always debatable. So is this one. I noticed Wole Soyinka is missing. He won a Nobel Prize for Literature, no mean achievement, in 1986. Or J.M Coetzee, who won the prize … Continue reading the top ten contemporary african writers
She heard about it in the modern way, via a tweet and then another tweet. Zukiswa Wanner remembers Nadine Gordimer, an old lady who was an inspiration to social activists, writers and politicians.