A new academic book, Novels from Botswana written in English from 1930 to 2006, was launched in at the University of Botswana Bookstore in Gaberone, Botswana last week. The book is written by Dr Mary Lederer.
Professor Arua E. Arua of the UB’s Department of English was the master of ceremonies. You can read more about the launch at the blog of our good friend Lauri Kubuitsile.
In our other Lauri Kubuitsile, news the Botswana author is currently on her way to Sweden to discuss Africa crime fiction which is being highlighted at the The Nordic Africa Institute in Uppsala. Four writers from the continent will talk about their work and meet with researchers to discuss different perspectives on, and perceptions of crime.
Kubuitsile will be joined by Helon Habila Nigerian author and Cordite Books publisher who is also an associate professor of Creative Writing at George Mason University in the United States. Also at the event will be Wanjiku wa Ngugi and Margie Orford.