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Zukiswa Wanner

Zukiswa Wanner

Writer, Editor and Publisher

2020 Goethe Medaille recipient ZukiswaWanner is a South African writer, editor, curator and publisher born in Zambia, raised in Zimbabwe and currently based in Kenya but who considers the whole African continent her home. In 2014 she was selected among 39 writers aged under 40 with potential and talent to define trends in African literature. In 2015, she won the K Sello Duiker Memorial Literary Award for London Cape Town Joburg (2014). Her debut work as a publisher, a children's anthology Story Story Story Come has been translated  into  four African languages  and she hopes to have more translations. She also published Mukoma wa Ngugi's We, The Scarred  in early 2020.  

Participation in event(s):

#fbm20 media library
We are in this together: Women and publishing in Africa
The Hof
Found in translation: African literature without borders