Thursday, August 25, 2011

My Short Story; "A Moment of Madness" shortlisted for Intwasa Arts Festival-Yvonne Vera Award 2011

Very pleased to announce that my short story; "A Moment of Madness" has been shortlisted for the Intwasa Arts Festival's Yvonne Vera Award 2011.

I am very chaffed, and more than that so honoured to be mentioned amongst the big names in this field. I am also very pleased that my young brother, Mbonisi Ncube, blogging at, is also on the list.

The full list of nominees are;

Intwasa Yvonne Vera Award Shortlist 2011

1.Ango Leonard’s Game - Mercy Dliwayo
2.A Mouse Amongst Men - Ivor Hartman
3.A Moment of Madness - Thamsanqa Never Ncube
4.A Mixed Multitude - Philip Chidavaenzi
5.One - Blessing Musariri
6.Chanting Shadows - Mbonisi Pilani Ncube
7.The Sound of Silence - Lilian Dube
8.Memories of a past life - Bongani Ncube
9.The Last Place on Earth - Kathryn Truscott
10.Night Riding - Sarah Norman
11.Mr Pothole - Diana Charsley
12.Poor Signal - Emmanuel Sigauke
13.Ndebele is the new colored - Tswarelo Mothobe
14.Times Change - People Change - Tanya Hunt
15.Radio Culture is Dead - Elizabeth R. S. Muchemwa

Good luck to all!!