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Amber Crook reviews the launch of Katleho Shoro's poetry collection, Serurubele.

Earl Basson writes a review of Jolyn Phillips' short story collection, Tjieng Tjeng Tjerrie and Other Stories, in a language fitting this landmark book...

Grace Musila and Chris Marnewick were in conversation with Hedley Twidle about their books that push the boundaries of literary genres. Read Maureen Amimo's coverage of the conversation here.

Andre van Vollenstee attended celebrated author Lauren Beukes' talk at the Woordfees. Read his reflections on her talk here.

On Friday the 3rd of March celebrated decolonial thinker Ngugi wa Thiongo gave a lecture at the University of Cape Town. Stephen David captures his thoughts on the events of the evening.

Fifty years ago US Senator Robert F Kennedy visited South Africa. A new documentary about RFK's visit puts the spotlight on an important part of the country's history. Kenneth Kaplan interviews the filmmaker.

Three years after Chinua Achebe's passing, Chris Dunton reviews an important new collection of writings about the Nigerian author.

Angelo Fick spins an allegory on the (virtual) times we live in.

Samuel Ravengai discusses the importance of transposing and repurposing the Western Dramatic canon to suit African cultural needs.

Read our interview with poet Croc e Moses.

When we speak and write about ‘race’, too often too many are mired in equating ‘race’ with ‘skin colour’, writes Angelo Fick.

How has the Marikana Massacre changed how we write about ourselves? In an extract from his forthcoming book, Leon De Kock closely examines the issue.

Aryan Kaganof is an enigmatic and acategorical artist. SLiP interviews him about his work.

Peter Vale reviews Rob Nixon's study of how Apartheid South Africa sold itself to the world.

Read an extract from Nigel Penn's new historical volume, Murders Miscreants and Mutineers.






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