Mark Gevisser

Don’t miss the virtual book launch of The Promise by Damon Galgut, in conversation with Mark Gevisser (2 Jun)

Penguin Random House and The Reading List invite you to the virtual book launch of The Promise by Damon Galgut!

2021 Sunday Times/CNA Literary Awards longlists announced

South Africa’s most prestigious literary awards are back with two thrilling fiction and non-fiction longlists, and a dedicated new sponsor.

Commonwealth Writers Conversations: Join Mark Gevisser in conversation with leading LGBTQ+ activists (18 Mar)

How has colonialism impacted LGBTQ+ rights? Join the debate at the next Commonwealth Writers Conversation with Mark Gevisser, Nickita Maesela and Xeenarh Mohammed. 

Ellah Wakatama joins the panel of judges for the fourth Gerald Kraak Anthology and Prize

The Jacana Literary Foundation, in partnership with the Other Foundation, is delighted and honoured to welcome Ellah Wakatama to the panel of judges that will adjudicate the 2020/21 Gerald Kraak Anthology and Prize.

Time Magazine has named The Pink Line by Mark Gevisser as one of the 100 Must-Read books of 2020!

Time Magazine has released its 100 Must-read Books of 2020 – including Mark Gevisser’s The Pink Line: Journeys Across the World’s Queer Frontiers!

A celebration of queer stories – Listen to The Book Lounge podcast with Mark Gevisser on his new book The Pink Line

The Book Lounge chatted to Mark Gevisser about his new book, The Pink Line: Journeys Across the World’s Queer Frontiers, which tracks shifts in queer frontiers globally in the 21st century.

‘A Pink Line has been drawn through society’ – Mark Gevisser introduces his new book, The Pink Line: Journeys Across the World’s Queer Frontiers

Mark Gevisser’s new book is an exploration of how the conversation around sexual orientation and gender identity has come to divide – and describe – the world in an entirely new way over the first two decades of this century.

‘Hugely ambitious and brilliantly executed, an engrossing and essential read’ – Praise for Mark Gevisser’s new book The Pink Line

The Pink Line: Journeys Across the World’s Queer Frontiers by Mark Gevisser is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Don’t miss the virtual book launch of The Pink Line by Mark Gevisser, with The Cheeky Natives and GALA (6 Aug)

Jonathan Ball Publishers, The Cheeky Natives and GALA Queer Archive invite you to the virtual launch of The Pink Line by Mark Gevisser.

Don’t miss the digital launch of The Pink Line: Journeys Across the World’s Queer Frontiers by Mark Gevisser (5 Aug)

Join Jonathan Ball Publishers and CNA for the digital launch of The Pink Line: Journeys Across the World’s Queer Frontiers by Mark Gevisser.

New from Mark Gevisser – The Pink Line: Journeys Across the World’s Queer Frontiers

The Pink Line: Journeys Across the World’s Queer Frontiers by Mark Gevisser is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.

Footnotes, January 2020: Book links from around the web

At The Reading List, we’re trainspotters when it comes to interesting book links, and here are a number that caught our eye …

OluTimehin Adegbeye wins the Gerald Kraak Prize for her essay ‘Mothers and Men’

OluTimehin Adegbeye has won the R25,000 Gerald Kraak Prize, which honours African writing and photography that ‘provokes thought on the topics of gender, social justice and sexuality’.

Join Ivan Vladislavić, in conversation with Mark Gevisser, for the launch of The Distance at Kalk Bay Books (2 April)

Penguin Random House and Kalk Bay Books invite you to the launch of Ivan Vladislavić’s new novel The Distance.

Award announcement: Submissions for the Gerald Kraak Prize will be kept open all year

News flash: From now on submissions for the Gerald Kraak Prize will be kept open all year round. Selections for the 2019 anthology will be made by the end of February 2019 – but new submissions are welcome at any time.

Don’t miss the Cape Town launch of Terry Kurgan’s new book Everyone is Present (22 Nov)

Fourthwall Books and The Book Lounge invite you to the launch of Everyone is Present: Essays on Photography, Memory and Family by Terry Kurgan.

Otosirieze joins Gerald Kraak Prize and Anthology judging panel

The Gerald Kraak Award and Anthology has announced the appointment of Otosirieze to the 2018/19 judging panel.

Africa’s newest genre – the queer Afro-modern – showcased in As You Like It: The Gerald Kraak Anthology Vol 2

As You Like It: The Gerald Kraak Anthology Vol 2 brings together stories of self-expression, identity, sexuality and agency, all located within Africa and its legacy.