The BBC travelled all the way to the Edinburgh Festival to meet the South African writer S.J. Naudé for an interview. Having to travel all the way to South Africa would have taken much more time. Naudé talks about his work, especially his latest publication about the cold war and the world of apartheid in … Continue reading MEET THE WRITERS SJ Naudé

Wenners van die 2018 UJ-pryse bekend!

The University of Johannesburg has made known the names of the winners of the prizes that it awards every year. One prize for a debut and one other prize. The debut prize has been given to a collection of poetry, written by Jolyn Phillips. The other one goes to .. Just go to this article … Continue reading Wenners van die 2018 UJ-pryse bekend!

from afrikaans to english

The work of translation is a work of art. You travel back and forth from one world to another. One world you are familiar with, the other less so. Naudé writes about translating his own work. He writes about his fading grasp of his Afrikaner-language-memory. He writes about the changes in the languages he used … Continue reading from afrikaans to english