Zakes Mda

The winners of the Sunday Times Literary Awards to be announced on Saturday – see the shortlists

The winners of the Sunday Times Literary Awards will be announced on Saturday, June 24. The winners of the Alan Paton Award …

Mohale Mashigo lists five books she recommends for every South African library

Mohale Mashigo, author of The Yearning, recommends: Zakes Mda – Ways of Dying, Koleka Putuma – Collective Amnesia, Bessie Head – Maru, Alex Eliseev – Cold Case Confession and Tsitsi Dangarembga – Nervous Conditions.

2017 Barry Ronge Fiction Prize shortlist announced

After months of evaluation and deliberation it is finally time to reveal the shortlist for the Barry Ronge Fiction Prize, in association with Porcupine Ridge. The winner, who will receive R100 000, will be announced on Saturday June 24.

Read Zakes Mda’s fantastic response to ‘Do you get writer’s block?’

Zakes Mda has written a great response to a fan who asked ‘Don’t you ever get writer’s block?’

Zakes Mda’s message for Africa Month

The theme for Africa Month this year is ‘The Year of OR Tambo: Building a Better Africa and a Better World’.