Jacob Dlamini and Damon Galgut were announced as the winners of this year’s Sunday Times Literary Awards at a gala ceremony at Summer Place in Sandton on Saturday night. Dlamini,
The fourth in the series of public readings that is the #longstorySHORT project that we love so much will be happening tomorrow at the Es’kia Mphalele Community Library in Pretoria
With the festival over its only fair that I share images that I captured with my trusty phone. Here you go.
Writivism Festival 2015 came and left and impacted so many people. It had its good parts and its not so good. The good was amazing with some of the best
Sunday was the final day of the Writivism Festival 2015. The day when we would be knowing the winner of this year’s Short Story Prize winner. Before that huge announcement,
Saturday in Kampala, Uganda saw the African writing community in the form of Writivism Festival 2015 converging at the city’s National Theatre for a series of activites. The keynote address
So what did you do on Friday? Well many people work sluggishly all day then at closing they will flee to the nearest bar. At the Writivism Festival 2015, Friday
Ugandan superstar singer Philly Lutaaya was introduced to many of us in a documentary Alone in which he shares his experience as a man suffering from Aids in 1990. I
Communications professional Harriet Anena launched her poetry collectionA Nation in Labour at the National Theatre in Kampala at the Writivism Festival 2015 on Saturday afternoon. The event was moderated by
Nigeria writer Pemi Aguda is the winner of the Writivism Short Story 2015 for her story, Caterer, Caterer. The writer was announced at a ceremony at the National Theatre in
Then the third day of the Writivism Festival 2015 rolled through; one filled with activities of interest to those who want to know more about the African writing world. The
The judges for this year’s edition of the Etisalat Prize for African literature are Ato Quayson who is chairing alongside Molara Wood and Zukiswa Wanner. The announcement was made at
*Jeff Koinange voice* What a day! What a series of master classes! What a panel! What a speech by the one and only TSISTI DANGAREMBGA! The Tsitsi of Nervous Conditions!
It’s getting to day two at the Writivism Festival 2015 which will be on the Thursday people. To those who want to keep up I tell you that this is
Book: Weep Not Child Author: Ngugi Wa Thiong’o (James Ngugi) Publisher: East African Educational Publishers Year of publication: 1964 Number of pages: 136 Weep Not Child is the debut novel