All posts tagged umuzi

Ivan Vladislavic

Building with words

CHRISTINE EMMETT chats to acclaimed writer and editor Ivan Vladislavić about his passionate and painstaking approach to constructing fiction.

Orania by Michael Hammond & Hanlie Retief


Michael Hammond’s photographs offer a vivid portrait of the controversial Afrikaner “homeland”.

October by Zoë Wicomb

EXTRACT: October by Zoë Wicomb

An extract from Zoë Wicomb’s startling new novel.

October by Zoë Wicomb

Variations on the theme of home

LARA BUXBAUM says that October, the startling new novel by Zoë Wicomb, is a cause for celebration.

Henrietta Rose-Innes

WORK/LIFE: Henrietta Rose-Innes — author

“When I’m dreading the work for some reason, I’ll do anything to avoid it.” — the award-winning novelist and short story writer Henrietta Rose-Innes discusses her working life.

Dominique Botha

EXTRACT: False River by Dominique Botha

An extract from Dominique Botha’s haunting debut novel.

False River by Dominique Botha

The poetry of the past

BEVERLY RYCROFT reviews False River, the haunting debut novel by Dominique Botha.

Justin Fox

EXTRACT: Whoever Fears the Sea by Justin Fox

An extract from the new seafaring novel by Justin Fox.