In 2013, Dilman Dila‘s short story, A Killing in the Sun was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize. This year, we bring you his debut short story collection titled featuring ten stories in the speculative fiction genre. that draw from Africa’s riulture. A Killing in the Sun draws from Africa’s
we love Ama Ata Aidoo. let it be known. listen to ‘Ama Ata Aidoo defends African writing’ on Audioboo
After a great showing at the South African Book Fair, we’re glad to announce that our books are now available at Clarke’s Bookshop in Cape Town Clarke’s is located at 199 Long St, Cape Town, South Africa. Our flagship short story anthology, The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story!
we remember the youth of ’76… to honour them remember, We Are The Ones We’ve Been Waiting For. (found on Wikimedia Commons. source: https://flickr.com/#/photos/tkb/17010394/ image by TKnoxB
“Sometimes I think my papa is an accordion. When he looks at me and smiles and breathes, I hear the notes.” ~Markus Zusak, The Book Thief Mufasa And Simba by Aira90 on deviantART
Was in the copyright workshop this afternoon and I found a few things quite interesting. It’s interesting that in the US copyright is a “property right” while in Europe it’s a “human right”. While in SA you do not have to register your copyright, in the US you can register
The coolest thing about the digital age is that you can meet and work with people from anywhere around the world. Without physically going anywhere. As long as we have internet access, we’re able to connect in real time. This is how I’ve been able to publish poets from Canada,
Last time I came to the book fair in Cape Town was about four or five years ago and it was still called Cape Town Book Fair. So excited to be exhibiting for the first time here – brought all the books we’ve published so far. BOOM! And I’m showing
The annual book fair in Cape Town is back with a new name South African Book Fair. This is the largest book fair in SA and is a great opportunity for publishers, booksellers, authors and book lovers to come together. It was formerly known as Cape Town Book Fair, so the
Gathered a few quotes from some of my favourite writers that I think you may find inspiring. From Kwame Dawes, Zakes Mda, Toni Morrison, Alice Walker and Wole Soyinka. What quotes do you turn to when you need a little inspiration?