Zakes Mda’s autobiography: Sometimes There Is a Void: Memoirs of an Outsider, was the New York Times Notable Book for 2012. It was first published by Penguin books in 2011, and Farrar Straus and Giroux in 2012. Zakes has published 21 books and has been translated into 20 languages. He teaches at Ohio University, and is a board member of AWT.
AWT director and board members
Guests enjoying snacks after the keynote address