Niq Mhlongo and Bongani Kona were the speakers at the Johannesburg launch of the Akashic Books published Joburg Noir on November 11, 2020. Their moderator…View More Niq Mhlongo, Bongani Kona talk writing “Joburg Noir.”
Niq Mhlongo’s newest novel Paradise In Gaza launched at the new Goethe Namibia series Virtually Yours on October 10, 2020. He was moderated by author…View More Niq Mhlongo’s “Paradise In Gaza” launches at Goethe Namibia’s Virtually Yours.
Niq Mhlongo was the first guest at the last day of Season 4 of Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 4 from Cologne, Germany on July 6,…View More Niq Mhlongo at Afrolit Sans Frontières Season 4.
Niq Mhlongo’s first edited anthology Black Tax: Burden or Ubuntu?, published by Jonathan Ball, already available in the South African market, has an official publishing…View More Niq Mhlongo’s “Black Tax: Burden or Ubuntu?” out now.
Niq Mhlongo won the Herman Charles Bosman Prize for English Fiction 2019 at the Media24 Book Prize 2019 for Soweto, Under the Apricot Tree on…View More Niq Mhlongo wins Herman Charles Bosman Prize for English Fiction 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 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 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
The South African Book Fair 2017 was hosted in Johannesburg from September 8-10. The festival theme was #OURSTORIES. It was a lit few days as…View More A snapshot of the South African Book Fair 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