The Time of the Writer 2019, curated by South African author Niq Mhlongo, took place in Durban, South Africa from March 13-16, 2019. The Time…View More A snapshot of the Niq Mhlongo curated Time of the Writer 2019.
The shortlists for South Africa’s Media24 Book Prizes 2019 were announced on May 13, 2019. Media24 is the print media arm of the South African…View More South Africa’s Media24 Book Prizes 2019 shortlists announced.
The guest list for the Time of the Writer 2019, running from March 12-16 in Durban, South Africa has been announced. The Time of the…View More South Africa’s Time of the Writer 2019 guest list unveiled.
Niq Mhlongo’s short story Nailed is set to make it on stage at the Market Theatre in Johannesburg, South Africa in February. Nailed is a…View More Niq Mhlongo’s “Nailed” for Market Theatre in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Niq Mhlongo and Nick Ndeda were the starring attractions at the latest edition of Goethe-Institut hosted Artistic Encounters. The event which was moderated by Zukiswa…View More Niq Mhlongo and Nick Ndeda rock the Goethe’s Artistic Encounters.
Writers from across the African continent converged on Berlin for the first African Book Festival with Chris Abani as the headliner on April 26-28, 2018.…View More African writers converge for Berlin’s first African Book Festival.
The Pa Gya! Literary Festival is set to happen at the Goethe Institut in Accra, Ghana from October 20-22, 2017. It’s been a busy time…View More Pa Gya! A Literary Festival In Accra for October 2017
It’s all happening in Nairobi and Johannesburg as writers converge on their big towns for African literary deliciousness. Last night Niq Mhlongo unleashed his latest…View More African literary deliciousness in Nairobi, Joburg tonight
In 1985, American artists led by Michael Jackson and Lionel Ritchie came up with a song called We Are The World to help the people…View More South African writers support their strays with new anthology
Zimbabwean author, poet and commentator Chenjerai Hove passed on in Stavanger, Norway on Sunday. The author who was born in Mazvihwa in 1956 leaves a…View More Authors give tributes to late Zimbabwean author and poet Chenjerai Hove
South African Niq Mhlongo is the author of three novels Dog Eat Dog, After Tears and Way Back Home. I have read all three and…View More Niq Mhlongo’s Affluenza and German Way Back Home
South African author Niq Mhlongo is next in line for the Long Story Short project with his story Gollywood Drama being read by theatre heavy…View More Long Story Short: Niq Mhlongo next on line
There are so many events in and around the African Literature sphere in the very recent. One of the one’s which I have been tracking…View More Cynthia Jele short story to kick off Long Story Short Project
I’m starting to notice a pattern with these folks from Germany’s Goethe Institut. Its looking like these fellows are the one’s hosting a lot of…View More Dilman Dila meets Napo Masheane at Goethe-Institut Johannesburg
As mentioned earlier the Open Book Festival happened in mid September. The folks at the festival have been kind enough to send me a few…View More Images from the Cape Town’s Open Book Festival 2014