Zukiswa Wanner

Zukiswa Wanner is the author of The Madams (Oshun, 2006) shortlisted for the K.Sello Duiker Prize in 2007, Behind Every Successful Man (Kwela, 2008), Men of the South (2010) shortlisted for Commonwealth Best Book Africa Region and Herman Charles Bosman Prize,  Jama Loves Bananas (Jacana, 2011) , Maid in SA: 30 Ways To Leave Your Madam (Jacana, 2013), K. Sello Duiker 2015 winner London Cape Town Joburg (Kwela, 2014) and Refilwe (Jacana,2014).

She is the creator and curator of Artistic Encounters in Nairobi and co-founded the south-south  literary initiative with Mexican writer Felipe Lomelli www.lashamba.wordpress.com , a platform for sharing stories from Africa and Latin America.

Wanner, born to a South African father and a Zimbabwean mother in Zambia and now a resident of Kenya, may be found in an African city near you without warning.

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