Tag: The Reactive

  • Africans feature on UK Society of Authors’ Awards 2018 Shortlist.

    Africans feature on UK Society of Authors’ Awards 2018 Shortlist.

    Society of Authors’ Awards Shortlist 2018 features four African nationals. The four are Anietie Isong, Masande Ntshanga, Kayo Chingonyi, and Omar Robert Hamilton. The Society of Authors’ Awards is the UK’s biggest literary prize fund celebrating poetry, fiction and non-fiction. Previous winners of the awards are Nadifa Mohamed, Noviolet Bulawayo, Helen Oyeyemi, Zadie Smith, and…

  • Masande Ntshanga makes Saboteur Awards 2018 shortlist

    Masande Ntshanga makes Saboteur Awards 2018 shortlist

    South African Masande Ntshanga is on the Saboteur Awards 2018 shortlist for his debut novel The Reactive. The book was published by Jacaranda Books. UK-based Sabotage Reviews provides commentary and reviews of small-scale and ephemeral literature that might not otherwise receive such critical and public attention. The focus is on independent, small-budget literature; poetry pamphlets,…

  • Etisalat Prize for Literature 2015 longlist announced

    Etisalat Prize for Literature 2015 longlist announced

    The longlist for the Etisalat Prize for Literature for 2015 was announced today. The prize launched in June 2013 as the first pan-African prize pen solely to debut fiction writers of African citizenship has quickly established itself as one of the most prestigious literary prizes for African fiction. Previous winners of the prize include Noviolet…