Dear Mervyn and your lovely Book Lounge staff, Happy Birthday! Thanks for the cake this morning and thanks for all the rest of what you do for us too. You make my world a brighter, shinier, more beautiful place. You’ve changed Cape Town for the better, we have a vibey, happening literary scene mostly thanks […]
Robert Berold and I started a creative writing course run through the ISEA at Rhodes in 1997. I’m pleased to report the course is still running. And to some extent it was the precursor of the MA in Creative Writing now run at Rhodes. This year is the ISEA‘s 50th birthday and a couple of […]
You are warmly invited to the Pietermaritzburg launch of Futhi Ntshingila’s second novel, Do Not Go Gentle. Reneilwe Malatji; author of award-winning short story collection, Love Interrupted says this about Do Not Go Gentle: “In this novel, Ntshingila depicts the intricacies of life in a squatter camp. She shows how the need for love, security […]
Three Modjaji authors won 2014 SALA awards, Makhosazana Xaba, Reneilwe Malatji and Thandi Sliepen – small press success! Viva Modjaji authors! Books are “Running & Other Stories”; “Love Interrupted” and “The Turtle Dove Told Me” respectively.