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.
In July this year we published Joan Metelerkamp’s eighth volume of poetry, Now the World Takes These Breaths; Joan was in Cape Town for the launch, before heading to the MacGregor Poetry Festival and then Rio de Janeiro to present her poetry. Colleen Crawford Cousins, long time literary friend of Joan’s was in conversation with […]
written by Isabel Ritchie This past Tuesday evening, The Book Lounge was flooded by readers eager for the launch of Priscilla Holmes’ debut novel Now I See You, “a tough-cookie cop adventure”, as described by fellow South African crime writer Joanne Hichens. Priscilla was in conversation with famed journalist and author, Tim Butcher. They are […]
Join Futhi Ntshingila in conversation with Lungile Zakwe of the Afro-Station Book Club in Joburg about her new book, Do Not Go Gentle. More about Futhi: Futhi Ntshingila grew up in Pietermaritzburg, and her parents still live there. Now she lives and works in Pretoria. She is is a former journalist and holds Master’s Degree […]