Zukiswa Wanner and Niq Mhlongo Selected as JIAS Writing Fellows 2018
04 Dec 2017
Congratulations to PEN SA members Zukiswa Wanner and Niq Mhlongo who have been selected for The Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS)’s 2018 Writing Fellowships, along with nine other writers.
JIAS has selected its third intake of 11 Writing Fellows for its four-month Writing Term that will run from January to April 2018. Selected from more than 300 applicants, the Writing Fellows include outstanding authors, journalists, and scholars in various disciplines from Africa and Asia. Writing Fellows will have access to live-in suites at the JIAS complex in Westdene, Johannesburg, where they will enjoy a quiet space for work and reflection, and participate in academic community-building. Pictures and biographical notes of the Writing Fellows follow.
(Images courtesy of JIAS)