Meet your writers: Nape'a Motana and David Nnanna Ikpo
6 April 2017
The Department of English, in collaboration with the Department of Library Services, cordially invites you to attend our writer event.
Date: Friday, 5 May 2017
Time: 10:00 – 11:30
Venue: Auditorium, Level 3, Merensky 2 Library, Hatfield Campus
More about our writers:
Nape'a Motana is a Pretoria-based author who has worked as a copywriter, social worker and journalist. In the 1980s he was a poet-activist, playwright and short story writer. He obtained an MA in Creative Writing from the University of Cape Town and a PhD in Creative Writing from the University of Pretoria. He is the author of Fanie Fourie's Lobola (2007), Son-in-law of the Boere, (2010), Rabeka's Dream (2015), Hamba Sugar Daddy (2016), Sepedi Proverbs (non-fiction 2004) and the prize-winning play titled The Honeymoon Is Over. Currently, he is adapting Hamba Sugar Daddy into a stage play. For more information on his latest work refer to: http://jacana.bookslive.co.za/blog/2016/09/02/hamba-sugar-daddy-the-new-novel-from-by-nape-a-motana/
David Nnanna Ikpo, the author of Fimisile Forever, is a Nigerian lawyer, storyteller and presently a doctoral candidate at the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria. He has an LLM in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa from the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, South Africa. He runs his personal blog 'Letters to My Africa' (nnannaikpo.blogspot.com) and is the Communications Officer at the Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Expression(SOGIE) Unit, Centre for Human Rights.
Target audience: University of Pretoria staff and students
RSVP by Wednesday, 3 May 2017
Enquiries: Rebecca.Fasselt@up.ac.za or 012 420 2617
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