Does the South African desire for a redemptive narrative elide the complexities of our stories? Reviewer Megan Jones identifies several key questions raised by CA Davids’s The Blacks of Cape Town.
For the final poetry project of this year, Dawn Garisch urges you to write a poem about endings and beginnings. Send your submissions with the title “December Poetry Project” to firstname.lastname@example.org before the 23rd of December.
When we don’t have words at junctures like these, we turn to poets to understand our grief better.
Carla Espost captures the spirit of the launch of SLiP’s Many Tongues anthology perfectly in this video.
Wamuwi Mbao reports on the launch of SLiP’s multilingual, multimedia poetry anthology, ‘Many Tongues’.
SLiP attended the launch of Categories of Persons, a collection edited by Megan Jones and Jacob Dlamini. Listen to it here on our podcast.
Watch footage from Lingua Franca’s explosive one year anniversary session here.
Mabel Thandi compiles a hit list of the seven deadly sinners on the literary circuit.
Leon de Kock captures the texture of his experience in Havana in this finely detailed travel blog.
“A feat of recollection, yes, but also of imagination, evocation and, paradoxically, of submission”: Finuala Dowling reviews Dominique Botha’s debut novel, False River.