Zakes Mda (2014 event)

Winner of the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, Zakes Mda is regarded as one of the most important novelists to have emerged on South Africa’s literary scene since the end of apartheid. The author of more than 20 novels and plays, Mda is now resident in the USA where he is a professor at Ohio University. In this event, recorded live at the 2014 Edinburgh International Book Festival, you can hear him discuss his creative output, including his new mystic-realist epic The Sculptors of Mapungubwe.

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