African Literary Podcast Episode 7.

African Literary Podcast Episode 7.

Welcome to African Literary Podcast Episode 7 where we give you news from the African literary scene. As we have done previously, we look at new books to check out, news from the awards scene, literary festivals, and callouts for writers. We wrap it up with an interview I conducted with South African writer Mohale Mashigo on the side lines of the Time of the Writer in Durban South Africa in March.

Currently reading.

Michael K by Nthikeng Mohlele which is a response to JM Coetzee’s classic masterpiece, Life & Times of Michael K. Haven’t read the original so I’m really struggling with this book.

New Books.

Awards.

Festivals.

Callouts.

Interview

South African writer Mohale Mashigo talks about her work on her novel The Yearning, how she got to work on South Africa’s first comic superhero Kwezi, writing a book from a movie as well as a few writers she recommends.

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