Is South African literature perceived as insular?


South Africa is a hotbed of literature, with many writers (two of them received the Nobel Prize for Literature), literary festivals, publishing houses and many readers and critics. But how is the connection with the other countries on the continent? How is the connection with the other continents? Is South Africa going its own way … Continue reading Is South African literature perceived as insular?

This is how we lost him


How many readers still remember the name of K. Sello Duiker? This South African writer took his life in 2005. Before that fateful act he wrote two novels. He was seen as a great talent. In 20906 a book emerged written by him, an unfinished work. In this article Bongani Madondo and Rofhiwa Maneta talk … Continue reading This is how we lost him