Interviews

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.

Luister! Deon Lamprecht lees ’n uittreksel voor uit Die Brug: Na die hel en terug in Angola (Plus: Onderhoud)

Deon Lamprecht het onlangs ’n uittreksel voorgelees uit sy jongste boek, Die Brug: Na die hel en terug in Angola. Luister na die voorlesing.

[Video] ‘Fresh, new, quirky and acerbic’ – Izak de Vries discusses Max Annas’s novel The Farm

In this video, Catalyst Press South Africa office manager, SarahBelle Selig, chats with Izak de Vries of LAPA Publishers about distributing Catalyst books in South Africa, and the release of The Farm by Max Annas.

‘I’ve never read anything like it.’ Find out more about Not to Mention, the debut novel from Vivian de Klerk

Not to Mention, Vivian de Klerk’s debut novel, is out now from Pan Macmillan.

Read ‘When my mother came to stay’ – Read an excerpt from Yaa Gyasi’s new novel, Transcendent Kingdom (Plus: Interview)

Read an excerpt from Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi, entitled ‘When my mother came to stay’, where the narrator Gifty offers an intimate glimpse at the relationship between a mother and daughter. 

Listen to Ryan Blumenthal speak about some of the bizarre and unusual cases from his book Autopsy: Life in the Trenches With a Forensic Pathologist in Africa

Ryan Blumenthal spoke to John Maytham on CapeTalk recently about his book Autopsy: Life in the Trenches With a Forensic Pathologist in Africa.

[Luister] Anel Heydenrych gesels oor Die afloerder: ‘Om in ’n reeksmoordernaar se kop te probeer klim, is nie ’n maklike ding nie’

Anel Heydenrych se sielkundige riller, Die afloerder, vertel die verhaal van ’n menseslagter wat die plattelandse dorp Colesberg terroriseer. Anel het onlangs met Maroela Media oor haar roman gesels.

Wat sou ek doen? Esther Verhoef gesels oor domestic noir en haar sielkundige riller, Liewe Mamma

Die bekroonde Nederlandse skrywer Esther Verhoef het onlangs met Naomi Meyer gesels oor haar angswekkende sielkundige riller, Liewe Mamma. 

[Video] ‘Die geweld speel af in die huis waar alles bitter gevaarlik is’ – Deborah Steinmair gesels oor domestic noir

Heino du Plessis het onlangs met Deborah Steinmair gesels oor haar roman, As jy van moord droom. Hy skop die onderhoud af met die vraag: Wat is domestic noir? Kyk na die video.

[Luister] Wilken Calitz gesels oor Swart swaan: ‘Die verhaal speel af in die dobbelonderwêreld van die Oos-Rand’

Skrywer Wilken Calitz was vroeër vanjaar ’n gas op But kaantie: die Ivor Price show. Luister hoe Wilken gesels oor die eerste keer toe sy verhaal Swaan swaan in sy kop verskyn het.

[Video] ‘Seksuele geweld in ons land is ’n aktuele kwessie’: Hans du Plessis gesels oor Die opstand van Poppie Nel

Video: Hans du Plessis se jongste roman, Die opstand van Poppie Nel, plaas ’n kollig op die seksuele misbruik van kinders en vrouers deur kerkleiers en mense wat hulle vertrou. 

Kom luister saam na Annerle Barnard wanneer sy met Hannes Barnard gesels oor Halley se komeet (12 Julie)

LAPA Uitgewers en Medfm nooi jou om te kom luister na Annerle Barnard in gesprek met Hannes Barnard oor sy jeugroman Halley se komeet.