“It’s time for some kindness, baby.” Writer, blogger and podcast co-host Tshego Senne pens herself a letter of self-love.
From graphic novels and short texts, to iconic, groundbreaking pieces of literature, five authors share with us, the writing they take their inspiration from.
10 more thoughts on impermanent employment by former magazine editor and current freelancer, Annie Brookstone, still freelancing, still in her pyjamas.
Full-time bookseller and part-time dinner party enthusiast André Sales whips up an easy to follow recipe with a delightful dose of history.
“Which is to say, love is the prerequisite that begets any other kind of possibility. Perhaps that’s what it boils down to.”
We speak to the co-ordinator of Kimberley’s first ever book fair about banned books, cherished writers, and the need for more literary festivals in Africa.
Two young girls sit at home after school to talk boys, looks and love letters in this short story by Pravasan Pillay.
“The sparkle in your eye when you labour tirelessly to create something beautiful – that is love.”
From the childhood home and the bustling city, to the club and the online realm, Desire Marea reflects on the notion of safe spaces for black, queer bodies.
Soso is writing his thesis in Madrid. Mandla is training under a renowned pianist in Stockholm. A trip to London is where they meet and fall in love.
“Remember when you started doing the things you thought you couldn’t? Let’s do more of that.”
Talking sci-fi stereotypes, lush prose, magic and teenage-hood with the artist orbiting Saturn.
An email conversation about writing, performance and being a womxn.
Lidudumalingani’s Caine winning short story ‘Memories We Lost’ is a nuanced take on the difficult subject of mental illness in rural communities.
Actress, author and activist Buhle Ngaba believes that young South Africa is on the cusp of great changes.