Phumlani Pikoli broke into the literary scene with his anthology, The Fatuous State of Severity, late last year. See our interview with the author about self-publishing, writing through troubled times, and multi-media narratives here.
From Durban-based e-zines and Cape Town print mags to Johannesburg’s online industry, we look at a few of the DIY publications who are doing just fine.
Tired of complaining about the lack of black owned publications and spaces, Landa Willie decided to create her own.
Nick Mulgrew isn’t just a man of many words, he’s also actively changing the local literary landscape.
Buhle Ngaba’s ‘The Girl Without A Sound’ is a comely tale of a young girl who, with the help of a red winged women, begins to find her unique voice.
The biggest and the best, the controversial and the playful, these are the stories that make up our 2015 highlights.
Nick Mulgrew’s cheeky and poignant debut poetry collection is filled with humour, anecdotes and truisms that reflect experiences of an almost-born-free Durbanite of British decent.
What does an increasingly collaborative way of working mean for the future of the PR, media and marketing industries?
The first compendium of stories, photos and paraphernalia from the Twenty Journey trip has been published as a sleek, soft-cover publication edited by Sarah-Claire Picton and designed by Hanno Van Zyl.
Panashe Chigumadzi is the founder and editor of womanist platform Vanguard Magazine, an online publication in South Africa speaking to the intersectionality of queer politics, Black Consciousness and pan-Africanism.
Founded by Andrew and Thulasizwe Simelane, Blacknation publishes youth focused content in the form of a bi-monthly e-mag and daily Youtube shows.
Just short of a year ago Phendu Kuta founded Unlabelled, an online South African youth culture magazine for which she now acts as creative director, editor and stylist.
Oliver Barstow from Fourthwall Books likens photography book design to composing a piece of music, where the sequence of images creates the tension, tone, highs and lows.
Kent Andreasen has published his first photobook – a limited edition, 96-pager titled 1991 (after his birth year) comprised of images shot between 2012 and 2014.
Gillian Benjamin believes in making a social impact through graphic design and in 2012, this led her to set up her own design business. We peek into her archives for some insight into her personal design evolution over the years.