Today, Qarnita Loxton, the winner of the Philida Literary Award in 2021, received her award certificate at the Book Lounge. Please note her novels – Being Kari, Being Lily and Being Shelley – on the shelf next to her, all available from the Book Lounge. Congratulations, Qarnita! And happy reading, Everyone!
Today, Mohale Mashigo received her Philida Literary Award certificate at the Book Lounge where her debut novel, The Yearning (Picador Africa), was first launched in 2016. We are planning a celebration of her win at the Book Lounge. Watch this space for more details in the next few weeks.