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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Fighting fogeyism

Karin Schimke offers up her fears of the world to Henry Miller and Michael Foley.

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When you wish upon a star: an interview with Tope Folarin

Check out our interview with Tope Folarin, 2013’s Caine Prize winner, here and sommer read his prize-winning short story as well.

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Thoughts from a wannabe: taking part in an InZync slam

Maria Geustyn’s beautiful and sincere account of her experience as participant in last week’s InZync Spring Slam explores how poetry changes our world.

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‘SA Politics Unspun’: Making sense out of that Great Blooming, Buzzing Confusion

J. Brooks Spector reviews SA Politics Unspun by Stephen Grootes, a 360 degree view of South African politics.

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Nadine Gordimer, “Gen Y” Parenting Coach

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Making sense of our world: Interview with Mike Nicol

In an interview with SLIPnet’s Wamuwi Mbao, Mike Nicol talks about the intersection between his fiction and non-fiction writing.

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Is South African political poetry seeing a revival?

Karin Schimke is pretty sure Zuma wouldn’t be pleased if he went to local poetry sessions. Here’s why.

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A Critical Problem

Leon De Kock turns his attentions on an interesting literary dilemma.

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