Fiction New Books South Africa

Kopano Matlwa stays winning with “Evening Primrose.”

Kopano Matlwa’s latest novel is available in the US under the name Evening Primrose with Quercus as the publisher. The book was first published as Period Pain by Jacana Media, South Africa in 2016. Kopano Matlwa burst onto the South African literary scene in 2009 with the debut novel Coconut which tells the story of […]

Awards South Africa

Sunday Times Literature Prize 2015 shortlists out

The Sunday Times Literary Awards are one of richest prizes for writers on the continent with winners in the two categories going home with R100 000. The awards are in two categories; the fiction prize is called the Barry Ronge Award and the non fiction category is called the Alan Paton Award. The award is […]