The Eternal Audience of One, the debut novel from Remy Ngamije released by Blackbird Books in 2019, just signed a publishing deal with Scout Press, an imprint of Schuster and Schuster.
The Eternal Audience of One is described as "a trans-generational, era-spanning, border-skipping tale of immigrant family, migration, marriage, friendship, race, love, and relationships, deftly held together by a local and international soundtrack, and the ambitions, dreams, and failures of the tale’s eclectic cast".
The debut novel follows the restless Seraphin Turihamwe as he traverses three countries; Namibia, Rwanda and Cape Town.
Blackbird Books, formerly an imprint of Jacana Publishers has been independent since 1 April, 2020. Remy Ngamije is born in Rwanda and currently resides in Windhoek, where he works a a writer, educator, photographer and graphic designer.
He is also the co-founder and editor-in-chief of Doek!, Namibia's first literary magazine. His short story, The Neighbourhood Watch has been shortlisted for the AKO Caine Prize For Africans in which the winner stands to win £10,000.