Reading Literary Crosroads

Literary Crossroads : August 2019 © Goethe-Institut Ghana

Wed, 28.08.2019

Goethe-Institut Accra

Night of Conversations and Readings with African Writers.

Zukiswa Wanner is the author of the novels The Madams (2006)shortlisted for the 2007 K. Sello Duiker Prize; Behind Every Successful Man (2008) Herman Charles Bosman and Commonwealth-shortlisted for Best Book Africa region Men of the South (2010). Wanner is the creator, curator and director of the three-year arts collaboration performance Artistic Encounters at Goethe-Institut in Nairobi and has coordinated and edited the AfroYoungAdult project's Water Birds on the Lakeshore (expected date of publication October 2019).

Mamle Kabu is a writer of Ghanaian and German parentage and the author of the award winning young adult novel Kaya Girl which won the 2011 Burt Award. In 2009, she was nominated for the Caine Prize for African Writing for her story The End of Skill. In 2018 she won a scholarship to do a distance masters in creative writing at the University of Lancaster, UK. Mamle is a co-director of the Writers Project of Ghana (WPG).