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  • A womb of time


    The anthology by Zama Madinana, a Johannesburg-based performer, poet and writer, mirrors the incongruous aesthetics of the black man.

  • Al Die Lieflike Dade – Charl-Pierre Naudé


    Charl-Pierre Naudé demonstrates that poetry problematises generally accepted truths, estranging it so that it may be experienced anew. In Naudé’s poetry the strangeness is important. Strange spaces are set foot upon to rediscover the known, by looking in from the outside as it were.

  • Beyond – touch


    Arja Salafranca’s new poetry collection offers portraits of people on trains in England, as well as recounting the experience of being a stranger in Spain, where she was born.

  • BILAKHULU! Longer poems


    Vonani Bila’s voice in Bilakhulu! is as buoyant and direct as ever; his emotional range is broad, incorporating humour and lament. These seven narrative poems, ranging from 3 to 35 pages in length, are grounded in the poet’s family and village, at the same time making visible the wider forces that impinge on rural life.

  • Closer Than That


    Gail Dendy’s new collection, Closer Than That, is full of delicate observations about the human condition, as are many anthologies, but these poems are crafted with the utmost skill and imbued with the musical soul of a dancer.

  • Fiber Futures: Japan’s Textile Pioneers


    This book documents and exhibition of contemporary Japanese artists who are active at the cutting edge of the global fiber-art movement, transforming fabrics into sculptures, pictures, emulations of nature, or even abstract meditations on memory and identity.

  • Handspring Puppet Company (Paperback)


    Handspring Puppet Company was founded by Basil Jones, Adrian Kohler, Jill Joubert and Jon Weinberg in 1981. They have produced eleven plays and two operas, collaborated with many different artists including Mali’s Sogolon Puppet Troupe and South African artist William Kentridge which opened in over 200 venues in South Africa and abroad.

  • Letotoba


    Letotoba is a collection of 33 new poems that focuses on different themes namely; spiritual, relationships (love), politics, youth (June 16), inspiration and motivation.

  • Liminal


    This seventh collection from one of South African poetry’s underappreciated masters is possibly his best yet. Metatextual, meticulous and deeply steeped in sentiment, Liminal is an exquisite and at-times startling rumination on lives lived, loves loved and writings written.

  • Love, Crime and Johannesburg: A Musical


    ‘Why bother to rob a bank, when you can own a bank?’ asked Bertold Brecht. The question is reiterated in the very Brechtian Love, Crime and Johannesburg, the story of Jimmy ‘Long Legs’ Mangane and the trouble he gets into in the new South Africa. Jimmy, a people’s poet involved in the struggle, is accused of robbing a bank. He passionately asserts his innocence, claiming to work for the ‘secret secret service’.

  • Matric Rage


    The eagerly-awaited debut from one of the South Africa’s most exciting young poets, Matric Rage is Genna Gardini’s reckoning with youth, womanhood and mortality.

  • Stanza Poetry No. 6


    An open space where poetry matters. Stanzas is a quarterly for new poetry to suit all moods. It provides a platform for established and emerging poets to share their most recent work and affirm poetry’s important place in our lives. “I’m not very good at praying, but what I experience when I’m writing a poem…

  • Stanza Poetry No. 8


    An open space where poetry matters.

  • Strung Between Heaven and Earth


    This beautiful full-colour coffee table book contains a collection of poems and art-images that capture the raw reality of the life caught in the tension between the ‘already’ and the ‘not yet’. Funny, lofty, ironic, profound – these words bring hope without hype and shatter religious mind-sets with their honest vulnerability.

  • That Kind Of Door


    A man loves a woman who lives on one continent and is a devoted father to his two sons who live on another – a situation that finds him sometimes in unbearable anguish. Alan Finlay’s That Kind Of Door describes his life/lives,in a lyrical sequence of taut musicality and precise sparse imagery.

  • The Colours of Our Flag


    A new collection of poems by Allan Kolski Horwitz illustrated by the painter James de Villiers