Miriam Tlali

Mariam Tlali was born in Doornfontein in Johannesburg and grew up in Sophiatown. She enrolled as a BA student at the University of the Witwatersrand just before blacks were barred from entering the university.  Tlali received numerous awards during her lifetime, most notably the Presidential Award, the Order of Ikhamanga (Silver) in 2008 as well as a lifetime achievement award from the South African Literary Awards.

Books by Miriam Tlali