Short Stories

In times of pandemic

In November 2020, the Goethe-Institut called on Namibians or people living in Namibia to write a short story on the theme "In Times of a Pandemic". Preparatory writing workshops were also held over three weeks. Now the book has been published.

In Times of Pandemic @ Goethe-Institut Namibia

"In Times of Pandemic" - Discover the voices of Namibian authors in our anthology!

We are proud to present our new book "In Times of Pandemic" which is a unique anthology by 13 Namibian authors. This book is the result of the 2020 writing contest and offers you a wealth of perspectives and stories about life during the pandemic.

The 13 authors weaved their thoughts, feelings and experiences during the pandemic into their stories. You will be encouraged to overcome the challenges and see life from a different perspective. This anthology is a true treasure trove of Namibian creativity and talent. The stories are touching, inspiring and entertaining.

The book is available:
  • at the Goethe-Institut Namibia
  • by Kuiseb Editors/Namibia Scientific Society
  • or at Namibia Book Market
more outlets to follow.


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