Agnes Sam’s writing career began in the late 1960s, with a series of children’s short stories published in The Sunday Times of Zambia. After being exiled from her native South Africa in 1973, she took up residence in the United Kingdom, where she has gone on to amass a considerable body of work comprising novels, plays, poems, short stories and essays. A selection of writing spanning her entire career to-date, is presented below:

Children's Short Stories

Khena Ka Khotso


The Rocket

Third World Children Dreaming


The Dove

A comprehensive list of Agnes Sam’s published works can be viewed on the Bibliography page of this site.