Zukiswa Wanner

Zukiswa Wanner is a South African journalist, novelist and editor born in Zambia and now based in Kenya. Since 2006, when she published her first book, her novels have been shortlisted for awards including the South African Literary Awards and the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize.

2022 Moi University African Cluster Centre Fellow | 2020 Goethe Medaille Recipient| 2020 New African 100 Most Influential Africans | 2020 Brittle Paper Literary Person of the Year | 2018 JIAS Fellow | 2015 K.Sello Duiker Award winner for London Cape Town Joburg | 2014 Africa 39er | 2011 Shortlistee for Commonwealth Best Book Men of the South | 2008 Shortlistee for K.Sello Duiker Award for The Madams.