A Murder in Clovelly

Overview

Illuminating African narratives for readers both inside and outside the continent.

Representing the very best of African creative nonfiction, Safe House brings together works from Africa's contemporary literary greats. In a collection that ranges from travel writing and memoir to reportage and meditative essays, editor Ellah Wakatama Allfrey has brought together some of the most talented writers of creative nonfiction from across Africa.

This creative nonfiction single from Safe House anthology is Bongani Kona’s account of a South African murder.

About the Authors

Bongani Kona

Posted by Kendra on May 10, 2016

Bongani Kona

Bongani Kona is a Zimbabwean-born freelance writer and Contributing Editor at Chimurenga Chronic. He is studying for an MA in creative writing at the University of Cape Town.

Ellah Wakatama Allfrey

Posted by Kendra on December 6, 2014
Ellah Wakatama Allfrey photo

Ellah Wakatama Allfrey

Ellah Wakatama Allfrey, OBE, editor, critic, and broadcaster, is former deputy editor of Granta magazine, series editor for the Kwani? Manuscript Prize, and the deputy chair of the Caine Prize for African Writing. She served as a judge for the 2015 Man Booker Prize panel. She lives in London, England.