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Keorapetse William Kgositsile, also known as “Bra Willie” was born on 19 September 1938, Keorapetse was a South African poet laureate and

James David Matthews was born to working-class parents in District Six, Cape Town, on 29 May 1929. He attended Prestwich Primary School and then went on to Trafalgar High School in Cape Town. He has said: “I grew up in

LULI CALLINICOS, one of South Africa’s most respected social historians, is an award-winning author, highly acclaimed for some of the country’s most significant social commentaries of our time. Her published work includes Gold and Workers, A Place in the City”

Zakes Mda, legally Zanemvula Kizito Gatyeni Mda (born 1948), is a South African novelist, poet and playwright. He has won major South African and British literary awards for his novels and plays. He is currently a Patron of the Etisalat

PROJECTS TO DEVELOP A CULTURE OF READING & WRITING AND SUPPORT SMALL PUBLISHERS The JBF has a number of ongoing projects that are implement throughout the year to further its aims and these include: THE JOZI BOOK FAIR CHILDREN’S PROJECT (POETRY BUDDIES)    The Children’s Programme encourages reading, writing and art. The project prioritises work with children; …

Donna Kaz’s Un/Masked: Memoirs of a Guerrilla Girl on Tour (Skyhorse, 2016), chronicles the birth of a feminist who uses feminism to overcome a history of intimate partner violence that prevented her from seeing herself as a strong and vibrant artist and woman. Braiding the narrative of abuse with the urgent struggle of solidifying her …