David Krut Projects and Jonathan Ball Publishers to invite you to the book launch of No Longer Whispering to Power: The Story of Thuli Madonsela by Thandeka Gqubule.
Join Thandeka Gqubule for the Cape Town launch of No Longer Whispering To Power: The Story of Thuli Madonsela
Exclusive Books and Jonathan Ball Publishers invite you to the launch of No Longer Whispering To Power: The Story of Thuli Madonsela by Thandeka Gqubule.
Assured, thoughtful and funny: Find out more about Free Association, the new novel by Steven Boykey Sidley
Free Association, the new novel by Steven Boykey Sidley, takes a deep and satiric dive into the worlds we imagine for ourselves and the lives we actually live.
Jassy Mackenzie chatted to SABC Morning Live about collaborating with bestselling author James Patterson on her latest book, Private Gold.
3 Joburg launches for Koleka Putuma’s Collective Amnesia confirmed, plus events in the Vaal and Pretoria
uHlanga Press has announced three Johannesburg launches for Koleka Putuma’s debut collection of poems, Collective Amnesia.
Friday – 19th May 2017
Pan Macmillan authors on the Franschhoek Literary Festival programme include Mohale Mashigo, Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, Rebecca Davis and Dikgang Moseneke – and many others!
Tuesday – 16th May 2017
Enter the Penguin Random House South Africa competition to win one of three signed copies of The Inside-out Man by Fred Strydom!
Karina M Szczurek has written a glowing review of Asylum, a new post-apocalyptic thriller by Marcus Low, for the Cape Times.
Monday – 15th May 2017
The shortlist for the Alan Paton Award for non-fiction has been announced!
After months of evaluation and deliberation it is finally time to reveal the shortlist for the Barry Ronge Fiction Prize, in association with Porcupine Ridge. The winner, who will receive R100 000, will be announced on Saturday June 24.
Sunday – 14th May 2017
Paige Nick has shared a ‘Sunday thought’ about the South African book world.
Friday – 12th May 2017
María J López, an academic based at the University of Córdoba, Spain, has translated Lidudumalingani’s short story ‘Memories We Lost’ into Spanish for the Cuban-based journal Revolución y Cultura.
Thursday – 11th May 2017
A must-read for aspiring writers: Nick Mulgrew’s open letter about the state of South African poetry
The open submissions period inspired uHlanga’s publisher, Nick Mulgrew, to write an open letter about poetry in South Africa,and what he believes writers could learn from his experience.
HuffPost SA has published an exclusive extract from the unauthorised biography of former public protector Thuli Madonsela.
Zakes Mda has written a great response to a fan who asked ‘Don’t you ever get writer’s block?’
Enter the Penguin Random House South Africa Mother’s Day competition!
Will we see you at the Kingsmead Book Fair this weekend?
Wednesday – 10th May 2017
Penguin Random House and Exclusive Books invite you to join them for the launch of The Republic of Gupta by Pieter-Louis Myburgh.
Tuesday – 9th May 2017
Anton Ferreira chatted to Michiel Heyns recently for the Sunday Times about his new retelling of Troilus and Criseyde, I am Pandarus.
Imraan Coovadia and Abubakar Adam Ibrahim will be at the Goethe-Institut in Johannesburg for a Literary Crossroads conversation on 16 May.