Interviews

‘Most of my books start with a “… what if?”‘ Read an exclusive interview with CJ Tudor in the latest issue of The Penguin Post

CJ Tudor, author of the brand new thriller The Burning Girls, is featured in this month’s edition of The Penguin Post!

‘Dit is ’n vrede wat nooit vervaag nie’ – Sophia Kapp gesels met Naomi Meyer oor haar liefde vir skryf en haar jongste roman, Kanaän

Naomi Meyer het onlangs met Sophia Kapp gesels oor haar jongste roman, Kanaän, die sneller van die verhaal, en hoe die Covid-19 pandemie haar kreatiwiteit beïnvloed. 

Gryp die tye aan wanneer jy wakker en helder voel: Bethel se berg-outeur Maretha Maartens gesels oor haar skryfroetine

Skryf nou in vir die LAPA-jeugromankompetisie 2021! Lees Phyllis Green se insiggewende onderhoud met 2020-naaswenner Maretha Maartens oor haar jeugroman, Bethel se berg.

‘Cecilia Steyn loved American serial killers’ – Listen to Jana Marx’s interview about The Krugersdorp Cult Killings

If not satanism, what were the true motives behind Cecilia Steyn’s reign of terror in The Krugersdorp Cult Killings? Listen to Jana Marx’s interview with Chai FM to find out.

‘Emosioneel was die Afrikaanse boek bitter moeilik’: Deon Wiggett oor ’n Enkele verhaal, die Afrikaanse weergawe van My Only Story

Deon Wiggett gesels oor sy boek, ’n Enkele verhaal: ‘As jy dink jy ken die storie van die podcast af, you don’t. Die podcast was ’n exposé; die boek is meer ’n investigative Bildungsmemoir.’

Read an interview with Anne Biccard, author of Saving a Stranger’s Life – the true story of an emergency room doctor facing off against Covid-19 in Joburg

Doctor, writer, stray dog collector – get to know Anne Biccard, the doctor we know you’d want on call.

Saul Sithole dedicated 62 years of his life to the scientific world of birds and fossils: Read an extract from The Forgotten Scientist

Read an extract from The Forgotten Scientist: The Story of Saul Sithole by Lorato Trok – the untold story of a pioneering black scientist who made a great contribution to the fields of anthropology and ornithology in South Africa.

Annelie Botes gesels met Deborah Steinmair oor Voetstoots: ‘Mens moet oplettend wees oor wat rondom jou gebeur’

Annelie Botes is nie iemand wat doekies omdraai nie. Soos sy self onlangs aan Deborah Steinmair gesê het, ‘ek is nie ’n vrou wie se oggend- en aandpraatjies verskil nie’. Lees die onderhoud:

Video: Moet ons waai? Drie politieke kenners debateer die groot vraag op Die Groot Ontbyt

‘Moet ons waai?’ Dit was onlangs die groot vraag op Die Groot Ontbyt met Johrné van Huyssteen. Drie politieke kenners wat elkeen bygedra het tot Moet ons waai deur Alet Law het die kwessie van emigrasie bespreek.

The lost art of letter writing – read an interview with John Webb about his novel Nine Letters

Penguin Random House SA chatted to John Webb recently about his new book Nine Letters – an uplifting novel that celebrates the power of letter writing.

Wie is Annie Olivier, die uitgewer agter Jonathan Ball se uitstekende niefiksie oesjaar vir 2020?

Dit gebeur selde dat die helde agter die boeke in die kollig geplaas word. Melt Myburgh het onlangs met Annie Olivier, Jonathan Ball Uitgewers se dinamiese niefiksie-uitgewer, gaan gesels om haar beter te leer ken.

A bold new voice, a bold new novel – Terry-Ann Adams writes an ode to Eldorado Park

Jacana Media is proud to announce the release of the effervescent and bold, truth-telling and door-opening Those Who Live in Cages by Terry-Ann Adams.

Chanette Paul gesels met Izak de Vries oor Lira, wenner van die Prys vir Liefdesromans by die 2020 ATKV-Woordveertjies

Lira wen die Prys vir Liefdesromans by die 2020 ATKV-Woordveertjies! Chanette Paul gesels met Izak de Vries oor haar roman wat die liefdesroman-genre op sy kop draai.

Podcast: How can you make money from your social media profiles? Elma Smit shares secrets from Become an Influencer on 702

Listen to Elma Smit’s interview on 702 where she shares lessons from monetising her own social media profiles. Become an Influencer is now available at your nearest bookstore.

New book, new author – find out more about Rešoketšwe Manenzhe and her award-winning debut novel Scatterlings in this Q&A!

It has been a pleasure to welcome author Rešoketšwe Manenzhe to the Jacana Media family of authors and we’d love for you to get to know her better too with this Q&A.

‘The standout bestseller of the year … a must, must-read!’ Jenny Crwys-Williams chats to Angela Makholwa about her new book Critical But Stable

Angela Makholwa chatted to Jenny Crwys-Williams on Kaya FM recently about her new novel Critical But Stable.

‘It’s very important that journalists hold themselves accountable’: Anton Harber talks to Mandy Wiener about So, for the Record (Plus: Book trailer)

Anton Harber was a recent guest on The Midday Report on 702 where he spoke to Mandy Wiener about his disquieting new exposé So, for the Record: Behind the Headlines in an Era of State Capture.

Podcast: ‘If you meet Cecilia in the street, you would like her a lot’: Jana Marx discusses her book The Krugersdorp Cult Killings

Jana Marx recently spoke on 702 about her book The Krugersdorp Cult Killings: Inside Cecilia Steyn’s Reign of Terror. Listen to the podcast.

Luister: Wat dryf vroue soos Cecilia Steyn om te moor? Jana Marx gesels met Lynette Francis op RSG oor Afspraak met moord

Jana Marx was onlangs ’n gas op RSG se Praat Saam-program waar sy met Lynette Francis gesels het oor haar jongste boek, Afspraak met moord.