Category : Lifetime Achievement Literary Award
Author : Mr Achmat Dangor
Title : His oeuvre
Language : English
Achmat Dangor has 30 years of experience in the private and non-profit sectors focusing in strategy development and implementation, change management, strategic communications, stakeholder relations and resource mobilisation. He is an established author of novels, poetry, film-scripts and essays.
His publications include:
- Waiting for Leila, Novella and short stories – Ravan Press 1981
- Bulldozer – Poetry collection 1983
- Ravan Exiles Within, Poetry collection COSAW, 1989
- Voices from Within, Black poetry from Southern Africa, ed. A.Dangor & M. Chapman Z Town Trilogy, Novel Ravan Press 1990
- Private Voices, Poetry collection – COSAW 1992
- Kafka’s Curse Novel – Kwela Press 1998 (Won CH Bosman Prize 1989)
- Bitter Fruit Novel – Kwela Press 2001 (short-listed, 2003 Dublin Impact
- Award and 2004 Booker Prize.)
- Strange Pilgrimages Short story collection, Pan MacMillan 2013.
He has written various articles published in magazines around the world; papers on development, focusing on race/racism, poverty eradication and community development.
Special Features Contributor, Argus newspaper, South Africa 1994 – 2001