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Author of the month – April 2022

by | Apr 25, 2022 | News, Schools

Sipho Richard Kekezwa

Oxford University Press Southern Africa is hosting an Author of the Month in order to honour our renowned South African authors.

The author of this month is Sipho Richard Kekezwa, the winner of the South African Youth Literature Award 2021. For his book: Ubomi, Ungancama!

Sipho Richard Kekezwa – provided by the author

Four-time award winner of the Maskew Miller Longman Literature Awards and silver prize winner of the Sanlam Prize for Youth Literature Awards, Sipho Kekezwa writes children’s books, drama, poems, short stories and young adult novels. He also offers editing, proofreading and reviews, mainly for the Centre for the Book, (National Library of SA), as well as for publishers and individual authors. His eighth work, Iimpahla zikaLuvo, a children’s book which will be published in 15 languages, is in the process of publication by the Nelson Mandela Institute. One of his books, Amajing’ iqhiwu otshintsho, was aired on Umhlobo Wenene’s Ufundo lwencwadi.

For more information about his book “Ubomi, Ungancama!” click the image below:

Nontombi is a teenage highschooler, who lives in poverty, surviving on her grandmother’s social grant. She has a boyfriend at school, but then is approached by two blessers who offer to make her life much more comfortable. She finds herself entangled in a trap of emotions and consequences. But what is the price?

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