Phaswane Mpe

PHASWANE MPE completed his Master of Arts in African Literature in 1996 at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in Johannesburg. This was followed by a Diploma in Advanced Study in Publishing at Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, in 1997. In 2001, his debut novel, Welcome to Our Hillbrow was published by the then University of Natal Press, and went on to take the literary world by storm. Mpe passed away in 2004. In 2008, Universtiy of Kwa-Zulu Natal Press published Mpe’s Brooding Clouds, a collection of short stories and poetry, now also a part of the Picador Africa Classics digital series.

Books by Phaswane Mpe