Boy on the Run by Welcome Mandla Lishivha – be the first to read this instant bestseller!
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Welcome Mandla Lishivha’s memoir Boy on the Run will be out at the end of June 2022 from Jacana Media.

‘It is the godly feeling of dancing like a goddess and snapping on a beat with sheer joy that makes all the trouble life demands worthwhile. In these moments, of intensive freedom from pain, of joy that knows no bound and peace that passeth all understanding, I become that kid again, dancing with my mother.’

Welcome Mandla Lishivha’s exquisitely crafted memoir is unlike anything you’ve ever read. Boy on the Run is a staggeringly beautiful and honest exploration of identity through grief, love and friendship, giving us, the readers, a glorious song of self-expression.

This book will change your life.

Watch a video of the author introducing the book here:


About the author

Welcome Mandla Lishivha was born 1991. He is a freelance journalist and PhD candidate in Jurisprudence at the University of Pretoria. He has an MA in Journalism and Media Studies, a BA (Hons) in Anthropology and a BA in Media Studies & Anthropology. Lishivha worked as a travel writer for Getaway magazine for three years. He has written for the Journal of Contemporary African Studies, Daily Maverick, Mail & Guardian, Reuters, GQ and City Press, where he served as the arts and lifestyle co-editor.

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