"The shortlist spotlights works with themes that highlight the complex realities of Namibian life. They also possess universal threads that readers can appreciate in Africa and the world," said Doek's Founder, Rémy Ngamije. The 12 shortlisted candidates are:
Bank Windhoek's Head of Corporate Social Investments, Sponsorship, and Events, Bronwyn Moody, congratulated the shortlisted candidates and wished them the best for the 2021 Bank Windhoek Doek Literary Awards ceremony which will take place in November 2021. For more information on the Bank Windhoek Doek Literary Awards, visit https://doek.afrca.