PP Fourie

PP Fourie is a Professor of Political Science at Stellenbosch University. His novel, The heart is the size of a fist, was published by Kwela Books in 2021 and Ons skulde was published by Queillerie in 2023.

SteedsDink in die Karoo met LitNet Akademies: PP Fourie

PP Fourie SteedsDink 2024-02-26

In LitNet Akademies se SteedsDink-video’s vertel Afrikaanse akademici van die interessante navorsing waarmee hulle besig is. In hierdie video gesels PP Fourie oor globale en nasionale gesondheid.

Die kind van die skrywer bou ’n skans | Etienne van Heerden Veldsoirée 2023

PP Fourie Etienne van Heerden Veldsoirée 2023-11-15

PP Fourie het ’n lesing gehou by die Etienne van Heerden Veldsoirée 2023 waarin hy gesels het oor sy eie reis om tot skryf te kom. Fourie verduidelik ook dat hy lank gedink het dit is bogpraatjies wanneer mense beweer dat skryf heling bring. Nou dink hy anders.

Elders gesien: Mbeki die mees destruktiewe president in die ná-1994 era

PP Fourie Elders gesien 2023-08-29

"Ja, die diewery het onder sy opvolger absurde vlakke bereik, maar ook dit wat onder Zuma gebeur het, is die indirekte resultaat van Mbeki se ego en ideologie; hy het die landery voorberei waarop die misoes nou staan."

Beginning, middle, end

PP Fourie New writing 2020-12-23

"In Paris at midday on a day in May we emerged from the métro at the Place Maubert. In that tiny square the Huguenots were burned at the stake, I’d read, and I remarked to him that the screams must have been awful."

Short and bad

PP Fourie Opinion 2019-12-03

“It’s now been more than two years since I started, and, by now, I’ve written well over 100 000 words. Some of those words are good; most are bad. It doesn’t matter. It absolutely does not matter. What matters is the joy ...”

Theoretical cartography

PP Fourie New writing 2019-10-31

“And, beyond those continents, in a tiny boat sailing off beyond the map, were – theoretically, for a short while – the two of us.”

The prize

PP Fourie Fiksie 2019-02-27

"Her hair was combed into a neat side parting, and she was pleased with how it fell to just above her shoulders. She looked her age, but she looked good. She decided to go with the black polo neck top, with pearl earrings as her only adornment ..."