Wednesday, July 23, 2014

amaBooks at ZIBF 2014

Caine Prize shortlistees
amaBooks will be at the Zimbabwe International Book Fair 2014, from Wednesday July 30 to Saturday  August 2. Titles on display at our stand will include, fresh from the printers, the new Caine Prize for African Writing anthology, The Gonjon Pin, which features seven Zimbabwean writers - Tendai Huchu (shortlisted for the 2014 Prize), Lawrence Hoba, Violet Masilo, Isabella Matambanadzo, Barbara Mhangami-Ruwende, Philani A. Nyoni and Bryony Rheam. It also contains stories by the 2014 winner, Okwiri Oduor, the other shortlisted writers (Diane Awerbuck, Efemia Chela and Billy Kahora) and the other writers from the 2014 Caine Prize Workshop (Abdul Adan, Martin Egblewogbe, Clifton Gachagua, Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, Elnathan John and Chinelo Okparanta.
The Caine Prize anthologies from 2012 and 2013 will also be available, as will each title in the amaBooks Short Writings series - Short Writings from Bulawayo I, II and III, Long Time Coming and Where to Now?, and the translation of the latter into isiNdebele Siqondephi Manje?
We will also be displaying our other titles and a selection from publishers outside of Zimbabwe.