25 April 2018 | 19.30 | Literaturhaus Berlin
The South Africa author has published four novels and a collection of short stories, that appeared in various international publications. She is currently completing a trio of no­vels about the entanglement of human and non-human lives in city spaces. The first two books in the trilogy, Nineveh and Green Lion, have been published internationally and translated into several languages. The third novel, Stone Plant, is due in 2018. Her apocalyptic story ‘Poison’ was awarded the 2008 Caine Prize for African Writing.








    • Green Lion
      Gallic Books, 2017
    • Nineveh
      Gallic Books, 2016
    • The Rock Alphabet
      Kwela Books, 2007
    • Nice Times!: A Book of South African Pleasures and Delights
      Double Storey, 2006
    • Shark’s Egg: A Novel
      Kwela Books, 2001
13 June 2018 | 19.30 | Literaturhaus Berlin

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Nadifa Mohamed was born in Hargeisa in 1981. Her first novel, Black Mamba Boy, won the Betty Trask Prize, was long-listed for the Orange Prize, and was short-listed for the Guardian First Book Award, the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize, the Dylan Thomas Prize, and the PEN Open Book Award. In 2013 she was selected as one of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists. Her second novel, The Orchard of Lost Souls, was published in 2013 and won a Somerset Maugham Prize and the Prix Albert Bernard, and was long-listed for The Dylan Thomas Prize and short-listed for the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award.








    • The Orchard of Lost Souls
      Simon & Schuster, 2013
    • Black Mamba Boy
      Farar, Strauss, Giroux, 2010