These columns demonstrate that Noni Jabavu’s concerns from 1970s are still relevant today.
These vibrant writers embrace the open road and claim spaces that were denied them during apartheid.
A powerful new book restores the writer and feminist politician to her rightful place in history.
Challenging myths about heterosexual white South African men, Prinsloo published four books of short stories in 12 years.
The Drum journalist was a rare woman in a male-dominated world. Her autobiography has now been published after her death.
A true African poet, Don Mattera was at the centre of public life, an advocate for change and an enemy of elitism.
Buys, the award-winning novel by Willem Anker, uses lines without credit from the Irish writer - not the first such literary controversy it has raised.
The famous writer turns 70 this year. She is driven by how South Africans see and hear one another.
His major work The Quiet Violence of Dreams is about a young man undergoing a mental breakdown, something that the novelist also experienced.
Set in the music wars of Lesotho, the new novel by the South African author tells of a wandering minstrel whose hit song leads to his downfall.
For her, art was a weapon in the struggle and a tool for education. She used every opportunity to build movements and to archive experiences in writing.
Will white South Africa ever give up part of its privilege? This is the contentious issue at the heart Damon Galgut’s Booker Prize-winning novel.
The shocking story at the centre of When the Village Sleeps is as heartbreaking as it is - ultimately - full of hope.
A literary icon, her autobiographies offer a way of understanding the country’s brutal past in order to heal and move forward.
According to a new book, the friendships among women in the novel reveal its author Sol T. Plaatje’s view of effective political struggle.