AiW note: This week, we bring you two reviews of Billy Kahora’s short story collection, The Cape Cod Bicycle Wars and Other Stories – originally published by Huza Press (Kigali) in 2019 and made available in the US with Ohio University Press in… Read More ›
The fourth Abantu Book Festival 05 – 08 December At Eyethu Lifestyle Centre, Mofolo & Soweto Theatre in Jabulani South Africa The Abantu Book Festival was founded in 2016 by a team led by Thando Mgqolozana for all people/ abantu… Read More ›
Jozi Book Fair 31 August – 3 September 2017, Mary Fitzgerald Square, Newtown, Johannesburg In partnership with the City of Johannesburg, the ninth Jozi Book Fair takes place from 31 August – 3 September 2017 at Mary Fitzgerald Square,… Read More ›
African Speculative Fiction Lecture Series SOAS, University of London 1 February – 22 March 2017 The Department of African Languages and Cultures, SOAS, University of London, is hosting a new a lecture series from February 2017 focusing on speculative fiction… Read More ›
Zakes Mda, ‘No Artist is Subject to the State’. Chaired by Zoë Wicomb. Edinburgh International Book Festival, 2014.
The Zakes Mda session at the Edinburgh Book Festival, ‘No artist is subject to the state’, unfolded in all the best senses of the term. Chaired by Zoë Wicomb – who is succinctly described in The Scotsman as “a writer… Read More ›
Africa in Words is very excited to be back at the Edinburgh International Book Festival this year, “the world’s largest public celebration of the written word, right in the heart of Edinburgh”. Tickets for all events are available now from the… Read More ›