Queer Africa edited by Makhosazana Xaba and Karen Martin
This collection draws together twenty-five stories selected from two ground breaking anthologies published by MaThoko Books, an imprint of Gay and Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA) in South Africa. The first volume, Queer Africa: New and Collected Fiction won the 26th Lambda Literary Award. In 2017 Queer Africa 2: new fiction added fresh material to the LGBTIQA+ literary landscape.
Karen Martin is a fiction writer, collage artist and professional editor. She has initiated and developed several projects for GALA, including Balancing Act, a book and exhibition of South African lgbti youth life stories. She is the co-editor of Sex and Politics, a collection of essays, memoirs and archival documents about the South African LGBTI rights movement and the anti-apartheid struggle.
Makhosazana Xaba is a poet and author. Her poetry has been anthologized widely and translated into various languages. She is the editor of Like the untouchable wind: An anthology of poems. Her collection of fiction, Running & other stories, won the SALA Nadine Gordimer Short Story Award in 2014. Xaba holds an MA in Writing (with distinction) from The University of the Witwatersrand.
Paperback: 240 pages. Language: English. Size 19.4cm x 12.9cm.
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