Monthly Archives: August 2011

Under the sign of the poetic IQ

Launch of Ingrid de Kok’s Other Signs, Thursday 18 August, The Book Lounge, Cape Town Karlien van der Schyff Ingrid de Kok, one of South Africa’s finest contemporary poets, celebrated the launch of her fifth volume of poetry, Other Signs, […]

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August InZync poetry session

Short story form challenges and inspires writers

Launch of The Edge of Things, Thursday 28 July at The Book Lounge in Cape Town LEILA BLOCH For an anthology of short stories, The Edge of Things includes both depth and scope, with several writers who seem (to varying […]

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Melt Myburgh wen die Ingrid Jonker Prys 2011

Melt Myburgh wen vanjaar die Ingrid Jonker Prys vir Afrikaanse poësie met sy digdebuut, oewerbestaan (Protea, 2010). Heilna du Plooy, Loftus Marais en Bernard Odendaal was die beoordelaars. Een van die beoordelaars wys daarop dat die bundeltitel die deurlopende motief […]

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Tannie Evita moves with the times

Suzy Bell speaks to Pieter-Dirk Uys, who convinced his muse, Evita Bezuidenhout, to publish a retro-cool diary, which he calls the BlackBessie. Looking at the photographs in BlackBessie it is clear that as Pieter-Dirk Uys working through the art persona […]

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Don’t Press Send. Turn the page.

Launch of Evita’s BlackBessie, Wednesday 13 July at The Book Lounge in Cape Town. LEILA BLOCH Technophobes can now relax. “Wireless, buttonless, screenless”, Evita’s BlackBessie is the “perfect organiser”, a practical reminder that we can all still function effectively offline. It […]

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