Tag: South African authors

The Shortlist Interviews: Nkosithandile Peme – For My Brother

In For My Brother, Nkosithandile chronicles the interplay between a rebellious brother and his sister tripping over the loose ends of a romantic relationship gone awry. For such a young writer, she explores some weighty themes including: the generational influence of HIV/AIDS and grief. We spoke to the young woman behind the story to get to the heart of […]

Read more

Chronicling the South African Contemporary Stories with Kgebetli Moele and Niq Mhlongo

Just over a year ago, I sat down to talk to authors, Kgebetli Moele and Niq Mhlongo about their books, drawing inspiration from our times, as well as about writing and publishing. This was at the 2014 Time of Writer in Durban.

Read more