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Zukiswa Wanner

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About Zukiswa Wanner

Zukiswa Wanner was born in Zambia to a South African father and a Zimbabwean mother.

Her debut novel, The Madams, published in November 2006, dealt with racial role reversals in post-apartheid South Africa. Behind Every Successful Man was published in 2008 by Kwela Books. Men of the South was Wanner’s third novel and came out in 2010.

In addition to writing fiction, Wanner has also contributed essays to Oprah, Elle and Juice magazines, and literary reviews and essays to Afropolitan and Sunday Independent, as well as the international online journal, African Writing.

Her latest novel, London – Cape Town – Joburg, was published by Kwela in 2014. Her children’s book, Refilwe, was published by Jacana in 2015.

Photograph by Victor Dlamini


Recent comments:

  • stevevosloo
    January 14th, 2010 @08:01 #

    Hi Zukiswa, I'd like to find out more about Read SA. Please contact me at or 083 208 9891. I'm pushing mobile novels in SA as I think this medium is one of the best ways to get youth reading here. Thanks, Steve

  • Ben - Editor
    Ben - Editor
    January 14th, 2010 @08:32 #

    Hi Steve - check out

    - B


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