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Zakes Mda’s Rachel’s Blue to hit shelves in US and UK (Plus: See all Mda’s US covers)

Zakes Mda’s Rachel’s Blue to hit shelves in US and UK (Plus: See all Mda’s US covers)

 
Zakes Mda’s Rachel’s Blue will soon hit shelves in the United States and United Kingdom, from Seagull Books.

Rachel’s Blue won the University of Johannesburg Prize in 2014, and is published locally by Kwela.

Mda’s latest novel, released in December, is Little Suns, published by Umuzi. Mda is Professor of Creative Writing at Ohio University, but he’ll be in South Africa in February for a Literary Crossroads event with Nakhane Touré.

Seagull Books published two of Mda’s novels previously, The Sculptors of Mapungubwe and Black Diamond:

Rachel's BlueThe Sculptors of MapungubweBlack Diamond

 

Mda has also been published in the United States by Picador, and his memoir Sometimes There Is a Void was published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux:

Ways of DyingThe Heart of RednessShe Plays With The DarknessThe Madonna Of Excelsior
The Whale CallerCionSometimes There Is a Void

 

 
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