Tony Jackman

Writer, columnist, chief sub-editor for Daily Maverick, author of foodSTUFF. Singer at braai parties, devoted dad to my Rebs and Jess and life partner to my Di.

Still breathing | Etienne van Heerden Veldsoirée 2023

Tony Jackman, Marita van der Vyver Etienne van Heerden Veldsoirée 2023-11-30

Tony Jackman interviewed Marita van der Vyver on her novel Still breathing and her memoir A long letter to my daughter. What is it like to get older? How does one hold an entire cast of characters in one’s hand? Are her characters based on real people? How does it feel to dream in a language that differs from the one your daughter dreams in?

Imbongis of the Karoo: Tony Jackman talks to Chris Marais and Julienne du Toit

Tony Jackman, Chris Marais, Julienne du Toit Books and writers 2022-11-09

Chris Marais and Julienne du Toit are the authors of numerous books on the Karoo. Tony Jackman spoke to them at the Etienne van Heerden Veldsoirée, days after their Karoo roads III had rolled of the press.

Interview about Cape Rebels at the National Arts Festival

Paul Murray, Tony Jackman Lifestyle and entertainment 2015-06-25

An e-interview between Paul Murray and Tony Jackman about Cape of Rebels, a play which tackles freedom of the press in two different eras of upheaval in South Africa, and to be staged at the National Arts Festival.