Siphiwo Mahala’s newest short story collection Red Apple Dreams is out on the first week of October 2019. Siphiwo Mahala introduced himself to the African…View More Siphiwo Mahala’s “Red Apple Dreams” out in October 2019.
The nine books on the longlist for the 9mobile Prize for Literature 2017, formerly the Etisalat Prize, have been announced. The 9mobile Prize for Literature…View More 9mobile Prize for Literature 2017 longlist announced
African Flavour Books, a store that sells books by Africans, opened its second branch on September 2, 2017. The South African literary industry is one…View More African Flavour Books makes its entry to Braamfontein, Johannesburg
The 9mobile Prize for Literature 2017 has announced its new judges as it made calls for entries for the new edition. On May 20, the Etisalat…View More 9mobile Prize for Literature 2017 announces new judges with calls for entries
The fifth edition of Kwani? Litfest, a gathering of writers, artists and thinkers from across Africa, takes place every two years happens in Nairobi, Kenya…View More Nuruddin Farah to launch book at Kwani? Litfest 2016
Ayodele Morocco-Clarke moderated “Writing our way out of social inequality in Africa”, one of the first panels at the Ake Festival with writers Siphiwo Mahala,…View More Writing our way out of social inequality in Africa #AkeFest2015
At this moment people are flying into Nigeria from all over world headed to Abeokuta; they are all coming to that city a couple of…View More The Ake Arts and Book Festival 2015 is here!
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
The South African Book Fair 2015 will be happening from tomorrow 31st July until August 2nd at the Turbine Hall, Newtown, Johannesburg. The theme for…View More South African Book Fair 2015 is here
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
Siphiwo Mahala is a South African writer who has two books to his name; When a Man Cries and African Delights. His short stories appear…View More South African Siphiwo Mahala’s African Delights now in Nigeria
So you heard about Ebola and how it is terrorising the Western part of this continent no? Well its concerning many people who want to…View More Ake Festival assures guests on Ebola, has cool artist line up
Book: African Delights Author: Siphiwo Mahala Publisher: Jacana Media Year of publication: 2011 Number of pages: 243 Genre: Short Story Number of stories: 12 Jacana…View More A review of Siphiwo Mahala’s African Delights
The best thing about being a subscriber to Bookslive.co.za is that you get to follow the African literature scene in a very cool way. The…View More The Best Short Stories of South Africa’s 20 Democracy years
The International Confluences Book Fair was hosted in Mauritius on March 6-9 with authors from the island on the Indian Ocean and other parts of…View More The International Confluences Book Fair Mauritius 2014