Danila Botha was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. She studied Creative Writing at York University and at Humber College for Writers. Her debut collection, Got No Secrets, was published by Tightrope Books in 2010 and by Modjaji Books in South Africa in 2011. It was praised by the Globe and Mail, the Chronicle Herald and the Cape Town Times. It was also named one of Britannica’s Books of the Year (Canadian short stories) in 2011. Her first novel, Too Much On The Inside, was published by Quattro Books in May 2015.
We're all about Canada Reads here at ALU, and we just can't resist the chance to take part with our own twist. Below we defend and recommend books we think all Canadians should read from poetry to memoir. And all these books are winners in our eyes, so go on and check out our ... Read more
The Thanksgiving leftovers are gone and the Halloween candy is everywhere, tempting us at every turn. If you, like us, need a distraction from the candy calling your name everywhere you go, read on for this week's book news and recommendations.
For Women's History Month, we've saved Wednesdays for highlighting Canadian women writers, their latest work, and their writing process. This week, we feature Danila Botha, whose latest short story collection For All The Men (and Some of The Women) I've Known (Tightrope ... Read more
Usually, we say "Happy February" sarcastically, but this week has cause for happiness: two great events this coming Sunday.
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Two great events this week - one Maritime and one Prairie - for you to whet your literary appetites. The sheer number of fall literary events looms on the horizon, so you'd better get back in the habit with one or both of these readings.
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