Lidudumalingani

AboutLidudumalingani

Lidudumalingani is a writer, filmmaker and photographer based in Johannesburg. In 2016, he won the Caine Prize for African Writing which made him instantly well-known and shortly after he was awarded the Miles Morland Scholarship for his debut novel Let Your Children Name Themselves. He writes regularly for the Johannesburg Review of Books. He has published short stories and essays in different anthologies. He has exhibited some of his photographs in galleries. He is currently at work on his debut novel, a non-fiction book and a feature film. In 2022, he curates the Berlin African Book Festival with a focus in South African literature. He is currently at work on his debut novel, a nonfiction book and a feature film.