Russell Kaschula

Russell Kaschula is professor of African Language Studies and Head of the School of Languages at Rhodes University, and the recipient a number of international academic awards and fellowships. His research interests range from intercultural communication to African oral literature. He is the author of many academic papers, and has written short stories and novels in both isiXhosa and English. His literary awards include the Nadine Gordimer/COSAW prize for short story writing, the Nasou-Via Afrika literature prize and the International Board of Books for Young People’s Honour list.

The Bones of the Ancestors are shaking: Xhosa oral poetry in context (Juta, 2002)
Divine Dump Dancer (New Africa Books, 2002) (youth novel)
Flying High (New Africa Books, 2003) (youth novel)
Boy in da City (New Africa Books, 2004) (youth novel – co-author)
Mugabe was right. For the wrong reasons. (Pondo Press, 2006) (satirical novel)
Take me to the River (New Africa Books, 2006) (novel)
Emthonjeni (New Africa Books,2006) (novel in isiXhosa)
Mama, I Sing to You (Bateleur, 2006) (novel)
Intambanane. isiXhosa poetry (Juta-Gariep, 2006) (editor)
Qhiwu-u-u-la!! Return to the Fold!! A collection of Bongani Sitole’s performance poetry (Via Afrika, 2006) (editor)

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