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“Meet Your Writers series” is organised by the English Department in collaboration with the Department of Library Services

Achmat Dangor is a South African writer and has been awarded many literary prizes, including the South African Bosman prize for Kafka's Curse.  Dangor has headed up various non-governmental organisations in South Africa, including the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund and the Nelson Mandela Foundation.

In 2015 he was given a Lifetime Achievement Award by the South African Literary Awards (SALA).

His latest book Dikeledi: Child of Tears, No More, is an evocative and finely detailed novel that follows the lives of a family, particularly the women of various generations, who are named Dikeledi, who together form the backbone of the story.

Date: 15 February 2018

Time: 14:00

Venue: Auditorium, Level 3, Merensky 2 Library, Hatfield Campus

RSVP by Wednesday 14 February 2018

Enquiries: Siseko Kumalo: [email protected]


- By Department of Library Services
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