Fiction South Africa Translation

Yewande Omotoso’s “The Woman Next Door” now available in Catalan.

Yewande Omotoso’s second novel The Woman Next Door is now available in Catalan as La Veina De Costat. Yewande Omotoso is the writer of two novels in Bom Boy (2011) and The Woman Next Door (2016). The South Africa-based writer has been nominated and won several awards in the last few years of her career […]

Awards South Africa Translation

Yewande Omotoso is Bottari Lattes Grinzane Award 2019 finalist.

Yewande Omotoso is a finalist for the Bottari Lattes Grinzane Award 2019 for her novel La Signora Della Porta which is the Italian edition of The Woman Next Door. The announcement was made on April 13, 2019. The Bottari Lattes Grinzane International Award is an international literary prize for Italian and foreign fiction published in […]

Events Kenya South Africa

Sitawa Namwalie, Shan Bartley, Yewande Omotoso rock final Artistic Encounters.

Sitawa Namwalie, Shan Bartley, and Yewande Omotoso were the final artists to feature at “Artistic Encounters” at the Goethe-Institut Kenya on Wednesday, November 21, 2018. The event was moderated by series creator and curator Zukiswa Wanner. In 2017, a new series created and curated by Kenyan based South African author, journalist and publisher Zukiswa Wanner […]

Events Fiction Kenya South Africa

Sitawa Nawalie, Yewande Omotoso, Shan Bartley for Artistic Encounters in November.

Sitawa Nawalie, Yewande Omotoso, and Shan Bartley are set to feature at this month’s edition of the Artistic Encounters at Goethe Institut Nairobi on Wednesday, November 21, 2018. The three will be moderated by author Zukiswa Wanner. In Goethe-Institut Kenya’s Artistic Encounters, two artists of different genres meet and share their art in front of […]

Events South Africa

Yewande Omotoso new novel sneak peaked

Yewande Omotoso new novel The Women Next Door has been sneak peaked on her social media channels. Yewande Omotoso has been featured a lot on this blog. Her debut novel Bom Boy which was on the shortlist of the inaugural Etisalat Prize for Literature was only bested by Noviolet Bulawayo’s We Need New Names. The […]