Our authors

 

Historically, New Africa Books and David Philip's authors have included two Nobel Laureates, Nadine Gordimer and Wole Soyinka, alongside many other literary luminaries, such as Guy Butler, Ivan Vladislavic, Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, and Mongane Wally Serote.

Our new wave of authors show off the diversity and vibrancy of modern South African writing. Meet some of them below.


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Sindiwe Magona

Writer, motivational speaker, feminist, maverick, storyteller, award winner.


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Nick Mulgrew

Writer, typesetter, designer, Mandela Rhodes scholar, journalist, award winner.


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Elinor Sisulu

Writer, political analyst, human rights activist, ardent promoter of children’s literature by South African writers.
 

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Loyiso Mkize

Visual artist, fine artist, graphic designer, storyteller, cultural activist.


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Richard Rive

Writer of novels and short fiction, editor, scholar visiting professor, sportsman.


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Ben Turok

Intellectual, activist, ex-Minister of Parliament, ex-co-chairman of the Parliamentary joint committee on ethics.