A Little Light, the new short story collection from Nthikeng Mohlele, is out this month from Jacana Media!
Don’t Shut Up Jacana Conversation: Don’t miss Terry-Ann Adams and Niq Mhlongo talking short story writing with Rehana Rossouw (23 May)
What can you do to catch a glimpse of a life, feel the distilled prose and watch the speed of light, all in one sitting?
By reading a short story.
This Halloween, be prepared to be spooked by the upcoming, future bestselling, anthology Hauntings!
Short Story Day Africa has announced the longlist for their seventh annual prize.
Joburg Noir, a new collection of short stories edited by Niq Mhlongo, is out at the end of October 2020 from Jacana Media!
Alligator and Other Stories by Dima Alzayat – a debut short story collection from an exciting talent to watch
In Alligator and Other Stories, Dima Alzayat captures luminously how it feels to be ‘other’: as a Syrian, as an Arab, as an immigrant, as a woman.
The Lion’s Binding Oath and Other Stories by Somali author Ahmed Ismail Yusuf is available now from LAPA Publishers.
LAPA en Lizz Meiring stel bekend: Soete sonde, ’n versameling stories oor die verleidelikste ding op aarde – sjokolade
In Soete sonde ondersoek bekende skrywers en nuwe stemme die tekstuur van sjokolade in al sy heerlike vorme – van lewensredder tot moordwapen.
The Book Lounge and Short Story Day Africa are pleased to invite you to the launch of Hotel Africa: New Short Fiction from Africa.
The Caine Prize for African Writing has released a special edition anthology, celebrating the literary talent of 20 excellent African short stories since its inception in 2000.
Listen to an excerpt from Friday Black, the unforgettable and explosive debut short story collection by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah
Listen to an excerpt from Friday Black, the piercingly raw debut story collection from Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah.
‘It was normal for me to base the stories in Lenyenye, where I come from’ – Keletso Mopai chats about her book If You Keep Digging
Keletso Mopai chatted to SABC about her new book of short stories, If You Keep Digging.
Grand Union: Stories by Zadie Smith will be published in October 2019 by Penguin Random House.
Yusuf Daniels’s new book Living Coloured – a glimpse into the joy and often harsh reality of growing up on the Cape Flats
Living Coloured (Because Black & White Were Already Taken) by Yusuf Daniels is a special kind of memoir that utilises short stories to weave together both a culturally insightful and an achingly nostalgic glimpse into a childhood on the Cape Flats.
The lottery of life and love in Lagos – find out more about Toni Kan’s new short story collection Nights of the Creaking Bed
Corruption, religious intolerance, gratuitous violence and the importance of joy are some of the big themes that underlie Toni Kan’s memorable collection, Nights of the Creaking Bed.
The shortlist for the Caine Prize for African Writing has been announced, featuring writers from Cameroon, Ethiopia, Kenya and Nigeria.
In 2019, Short Story Day Africa is seeking short fiction exploring disruption, especially but not limited to climate and environ[mental] disruption.
‘Just as Mama wanted, my belly is hidden.’ Read an excerpt from Keletso Mopai’s debut short story collection, If You Keep Digging
BlackBird Books has shared an excerpt from If You Keep Digging, the debut short story collection by Keletso Mopai!
The shortlist for the 2019 Commonwealth Short Story Prize has been announced!
The Friday Night Book Club: Read a short story from Phumlani Pikoli’s ‘intense and provocative’ The Fatuous State of Severity
The Friday Night Book Club: Exclusive excerpts from Pan Macmillan every weekend!