Zukiswa Wanner

Zukiswa  Wanner is the 2015 winner of South African Literary Award’s  K.Sello Duiker Award for her fourth novel, London Cape Town Joburg. Her other novels have been shortlisted for the Common wealth Best Book (Africa region) and the Herman Charles Bosman Awards.  Wanner was one of the three judges of the 2015 Etisalat Prize for Fiction, sits on the board of the pan-African literary initiative Writivism and is on the Advisory Board of the Ake Literary Festival. She has facilitated writing workshops in Ghana , Tanzania, Kenya ,Uganda, South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Germany.

She is a columnist for the continental publication New African, and Saturday Nation in Kenya and has co-hosted BBC Africa Book Club with Audrey Brown.

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