Make sure you watch this space as reports of the 1014 Silwerskermfees come in!
In his review of Arctic Summer, Wamuwi Mbao reflects on Damon Galgut’s unique place in the South African literary scene.
Our August poetry project elicited some powerful poems about women. Read them here and get inspired to submit your own.
Dawn Garisch responds to the submissions for our July Poetry Project. Come and share in these ‘Encounters’.
Zoë Wicomb’s October takes the protagonist back to her Namaqualand hometown to confront old secrets. Read Chantelle Gray van Heerden’s review here.
Commemorate women in our August Poetry Project. See our prompt for inspiration, and send your submissions to email@example.com by Sunday 17 August 2014.
URGENT NOTICE: Due to technical difficulties, we have been unable to access the July ‘Encounters’ Poetry Project submissions. Please could everyone who submitted poems resubmit their poems to firstname.lastname@example.org by 7 August 2014. We apologise for the inconvenience.
Ahead of Women’s Day, Lunette Warren considers the possibility of a woman as president of South Africa.
Joey HiFi. You’ve seen his artwork screaming at you from the shelf of your local bookstore. SLiP sat down with the illustrator and design artist behind those fantastic covers.
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.