Zakes Mda

‘Famo was the music I grew up listening to’ – Zakes Mda chats about his new novel Wayfarers’ Hymns

Zakes Mda’s new book, Wayfarers’ Hymns, is set in the fascinating world of famo music. He chatted to Lauren Mc Diarmid about the novel, his years living in Lesotho and stories that demand to be told.

First look! Find out more about Zakes Mda’s new novel Wayfarers’ Hymns

Wayfarers’ Hymns, the highly anticipated new novel from Zakes Mda, will be out from Penguin Random House in October 2021.

2021 Sunday Times/CNA Literary Awards longlists announced

South Africa’s most prestigious literary awards are back with two thrilling fiction and non-fiction longlists, and a dedicated new sponsor.

Footnotes, June 2019: Book links from around the web

At The Reading List, we’re trainspotters when it comes to interesting book links, and here are a number that caught our eye …

Africa’s Lit Volume 31: Zakes Mda chats about his latest novel The Zulus of New York

Zakes Mda sat down with Africa’s Lit to discuss his new novel The Zulus of New York!

WIN 1 of 3 copies of Zakes Mda’s new novel, The Zulus of New York, his most heartbreaking love story yet

Three lucky readers will win a copy of Zakes Mda’s new novel, The Zulus of New York, courtesy of Penguin Random House!

‘The Wild Zulu. That’s what the banner says.’ – Read an excerpt from Zakes Mda’s new novel The Zulus of New York

Penguin Random House has shared an excerpt from The Zulus of New York, the new novel from Zakes Mda.

Zakes Mda’s brilliant new novel is The Zulus of New York – Joburg and Cape Town launch details here!

Zakes Mda’s new novel, The Zulus of New York, will be published by Umuzi in March 2019.

Don’t miss Zakes Mda in conversation with Ingrid Winterbach at Woordfees (5 March)

Zakes Mda will be at Woordfees this year to discuss his new book The Zulus of New York.

Cover reveal! Zakes Mda’s new novel The Zulus of New York

Umuzi has revealed the cover for Zakes Mda’s new novel The Zulus of New York!

Zakes Mda’s new novel The Zulus of New York to be published by Umuzi in March 2019

Zakes Mda’s new novel, a work of historical fiction titled The Zulus of New York, will be published by Umuzi in March 2019. …

Join Zakes Mda and Wamuwi Mbao for the launch of Justify the Enemy in Stellenbosch

UKZN Press and the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study invite you to the launch of Justify the Enemy: Becoming Human in South Africa by Zakes Mda.

Africa’s Lit: 2017 highlights, featuring Zakes Mda, Dudu Busani-Dube, Ayobami Adebayo, Malebo Sephodi and Angela Makholwa!

The December edition of Africa’s Lit features the light and quirky moments with your favourite authors from video recordings throughout 2018.

Full Abantu Book Festival programme revealed – get your tickets now!

The full programme for the Abantu Book Festival has been revealed!

2017 Abantu Book Festival line-up revealed!

The line-up for the second annual Abantu Book Festival has been announced!

First annual Zakes Mda Book Fair announced!

The inaugural Zakes Mda Book Fair will take place this month.

A new book from Zakes Mda – Justify the Enemy: Becoming Human in South Africa

Justify the Enemy: Becoming Human in South Africa is a new collection of non-fiction by the prolific author Zakes Mda.

Read Zakes Mda’s Sunday Times Literary Awards keynote address

In his Sunday Times Literary Awards keynote speech, Zakes Mda spoke about how fiction exposes the truth behind the facts.

Zakes Mda and Greg Marinovich win Sunday Times Literary Awards

Zakes Mda and Greg Marinovich were announced as the winners of the 2017 Sunday Times Literary Awards last night.