Jonathan Amid2012-02-21I would recommend Ants in the Big Onion to readers that can look past the perfunctory title and jarring cover design, those willing to suspend disbelief in service of a genuinely warm-hearted, good-natured and mostly well-written frolic in the deep end of the new South Africa.
2012-02-20The Cambridge University Press is launching the The Cambridge History of South African Literature. Professor Njabulo Ndebele, novelist, critic and former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Town, will speak on South African literary history.
Imke van Heerden2012-02-10On Friday 3 February 2012, with the winter sun setting on the week, academics and students met in the Berrick Saul Building’s beloved “Tree House” at the University of York to celebrate the UK launch of The Cambridge History of South African Literature.
2012-02-09Following the successful release of the film, Black Butterflies last year, there has been renewed interest in the poetry and life of Ingrid Jonker. Kalk Bay Books presents A Celebration of Ingrid Jonker with Antjie Krog, Ingrid de Kok & Professor Louise Viljoen
2012-01-27The Brown Department of Literary Arts and Thomas J. Watson Institute for International Studies are seeking applications and nominations for the 2012 - 2013 International Writers Project Fellowship.
2012-01-25The Exclusive Books Summer Sale starts nationwide on Friday 27th January. It’s the perfect opportunity to snap up books that you have always wanted and choose your favourite read to unwind with.
Kyle Allen2012-01-25Malikhanye is Mxolisi Nyezwa’s third collection of poetry, continuing his trend of potent and highly lyrical poetry containing the reality of a landscape that is both political and personal, both painful and beautiful, in writing filled with intense and startlingly evocative imagery.