Kevin Bloom

Kevin Bloom has written for a wide array of South African and international publications, including the Daily Maverick, Granta, the UK Times, and The Guardian, and he is an Honorary Writing Fellow at the University of Iowa, having completed the fall residency of the International Writing Program in 2011. His first book, Ways of Staying, won the 2010 South African Literary Award for literary journalism, and was shortlisted for the Alan Paton Award. He is the co-author of Continental Shift: A Journey Into Africa’s Changing Fortunes.

Last Updated: March 25, 2016

Continental Shift: How China is Changing Africa

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For their new book, Continental Shift: A Journey into Africa’s 21st Century, South African authors Kevin Bloom and Richard Poplak embarked on a 14-country odyssey across two continents over a span of five years to report on Africa’s changing...