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Chantelle Gray van Heerden reviews Lauren Beukes’s genre-bending Broken Monsters.

What woman would rather have an abortion than use contraception? Lunette Warren tackles the issue of reproductive justice in South Africa.

Amy Stimson reports on the launch of Our Madiba, compiled by Melanie Verwoerd.

Angelo Fick honours  the influence of Nadine Gordimer’s life and writing.

Finuala Dowling reviews Shaun Viljoen’s Richard Rive: A Partial Biography, highlighting some of the unsettling complexities in this life-writing project.

Lauren Beukes is currently on the book launch circuit, promoting her eagerly awaited new novel, ‘Broken Monsters’. Chantelle Gray van Heerden reports.

Ever been cornered by a mansplainer? Lunette Warren gives us a rundown of the signs.

Our new poetry project is all about chance encounters. Submit your poems by 18 July.

In this week’s blog Angelo Fick calls on the reader to reflect on the way labels serve to absolve society from blame.

In this week’s Ad Feminam blog, Lunette Warren addresses the issue of wife-gifting.

In ‘The Unsaid’, Richard de Nooy chooses to focus on the wolf’s story. Read Jonathan Amid’s review here.

Check out the first instalment in our new blog series, Ad Feminam

If your life were a film, what would be the plot point? This was the challenge set for the June poetry project. See Dawn’s response to the excellent submissions here.

Chris Dunton finds himself setting aside Kertesz and Saramago as he becomes engrossed in Maren Bodenstein’s ‘Shooting Snakes’.


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