Wednesday, December 02, 2020

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Barbara Boswell’s new book inscribes Black womxn into the academy

On Africa day, 25 May 2020, we had a wonderful surprise for our followers. On Instagram live, Letlhogonolo Mokgoroane sat in conversation with award-winning author Barbara Boswell to discuss her first novel ‘Grace’ and to reveal the big surprise – Boswell’s new title. Boswell will be releasing her new title with Wits Press. The new […]

International

Brandon Taylor and Paul Mendez: Real Life and Rainbow Milk

Cheeky Natives · Brandon Taylor and Paul Mendez: Real Life and Rainbow Milk “It was a cool evening in late summer when Wallace, his father dead for several weeks, decided that he would meet his friends at the pier after all.” – Brandon Taylor “Jesse’s alarm went off at seven, but he’d barely slept. He […]

Lockdown Edition with Abi Daré: The Girl with the Louding Voice

Cheeky Natives · Lockdown Edition with Abi Daré: The Girl with the Louding Voice (Part 1) Cheeky Natives · Lockdown Edition with Abi Daré: The Girl with the Louding Voice (Part 2) Abi Daré grew up in Lagos, Nigeria and has lived in the UK for eighteen years. She studied law at the University of […]

Conversations

QnA with Keletso Mopai

Writer Keletso Mopai, tackles mental health, queerness and the undeniable power of the Balobedu Rain Queen, in her short story collection. Keletso Mopai hails from Lenyenye, a township located 20km from Tzaneen, Limpopo. The township is well known as a place where Mamphela Ramphele  was  banished by the apartheid regime from 1977–1984. It is also […]

Barbara Boswell’s new book inscribes Black womxn into the academy

On Africa day, 25 May 2020, we had a wonderful surprise for our followers. On Instagram live, Letlhogonolo Mokgoroane sat in conversation with award-winning author Barbara Boswell to discuss her first novel ‘Grace’ and to reveal the big surprise – Boswell’s new title. Boswell will be releasing her new title with Wits Press. The new […]

The Finalists for the 2020 Lambda Literary Awards

This year OprahMag.com exclusively announced the finalists of the 32nd Annual Lambda Literary Awards. Lambda has for 30 years honoured the LGBTQ community’s longstanding contribution to literature. This year’s nominees include some of our favourite writers at The Cheeky Natives. Nicole Dennis-Benn’s Patsy has been shortlisted for Lesbian fiction. We featured Nicole discussing this book […]

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‘This is meant to be a thought-provoking book!’

@SueNyathi chatted to The @CheekyNatives about her new novel, A Family Affair. Watch the conversation here:

https://readinglist.click/sub/this-is-meant-to-be-a-thought-provoking-book-sue-nyathi-chats-to-the-cheeky-natives-about-her-book-a-family-affair/

Next Tuesday, we will be in conversation with the incredibly talented @Zoe_Modiga about her sophomore album Inganekwane.

The conversation will be live on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

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