‘Achen’ means Twin, or the eldest of twins. ‘But where is the other one?’ people ask. – Read an excerpt from An Image in a Mirror by Ijangolet S Ogwang
Jacana Media has shared an excerpt from An Image in a Mirror, the debut novel from Ijangolet S Ogwang.
‘The woman’s voice may have been pulling him, but his own curiosity was propelling him forward …’ Read an extract from The Last Sentence by Tumelo Buthelezi!
BlackBird Books has shared an extract from The Last Sentence by Tumelo Buthelezi!
BlackBird Books, Abantu Book Festival and The Soweto Hotel invite you to sundowners.
A remarkable new literary talent – Read an excerpt from Tumelo Buthelezi’s debut novel The Last Sentence
‘Come to me,’ he heard a voice say, a woman’s voice. It was warm and inviting. Irresistible, in fact.
Watch an interview with Africa’s Lit September #litrockstar Mphuthumi Ntabeni, author of The Broken River Tent
Mphuthumi Ntabeni explains how his debut novel The Broken River Tent was inspired by his need to understand Xhosa history from the perspective of the dispossessed.
BlackBird Books is celebrating its 3rd Birthday!
From BlackBird Books, the pioneering publisher of An Image in a Mirror, Nwelezelanga, Sweet Medicine and If I stay right here, a new story …
‘Ronnie Nyakale virtually strangled Teboho when he auditioned for the part of Papa Action.’
Born to Kwaito: Reflections on the Kwaito Generation, a new BlackBird Books publication by Esinako Ndabeni and Sihle Mthembu, was launched at the SABC in Auckland Park on Thursday, 5 July 2018.
Save the date for the launch of Born to Kwaito, a new BlackBird Books publication by Esinako Ndabeni and Sihle Mthembu.
Don’t miss Mphuthumi Ntabeni and Bongani Kona at the launch of The Broken River Tent at The Book Lounge
Join Mphuthumi Ntabeni in conversation with Chimurenga editor Bongani Kona for the launch of The Broken River Tent.
BlackBird Books and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of An Image in a Mirror, the debut novel by Ijangolet S Ogwang.
Read an excerpt from Mphuthumi Ntabeni’s The Broken River Tent, a novel about the life and times of the Xhosa chief Maqoma
Jacana Media has shared an extract from The Broken River Tent, the debut novel by Mphuthumi Ntabeni. The Broken River Tent is set in …
Vagabond: Wandering Through Africa on Faith by Lerato Mogoatlhe will be out from BlackBird Books in September 2018!
The Broken River Tent is an entrancing novel, which marries imagination with history. It is set in the time of Maqoma, the Xhosa chief at the forefront of fighting British colonialism in the Eastern Cape in the 19th century.
BlackBird Books and Love Books invite you to the launch of An Image in a Mirror, the debut novel by Ijangolet S Ogwang.
‘Born To Kwaito is not only an examination of the history of the music genre; it is also a revisit of the relationship we have with the music, its stars and their own relationship with their art and themselves.’ – Thabiso Mahlape, BlackBird Books publisher.
BlackBird Books to publish The Eternal Audience of One, the debut novel by Rwandan-born Namibian writer Rémy Ngamije
BlackBird Books is expanding its borders with the publication of The Eternal Audience of One, the debut novel by Rwandan-born Namibian writer …
‘Ours is not to stand out but to survive.’ Read a short excerpt from An Image in a Mirror, the debut novel from Ijangolet S Ogwang
Nyakale. This has always been my name. It lost vowels and consonants and got rearranged into ‘Kay’ by my Grade Three teacher. ‘Easier to pronounce,’ she said.
Achen and Nyakale: twin sisters, separated in childhood to inherit different destinies.