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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 …

Alice Hoffman’s The Story Sisters (Crown, 2009), a family saga, is a haunting examination of how the rape of a child affects not only the child herself, but also every single person in her life. No one is exempt from the evil effects of molestation in this book, and Hoffman demonstrates a raw and irrevocable example of …

Marilyn Yalom’s A History of the Wife (HarperCollins, 2001). A scholar and writer focused on deconstructing the ways with which institutions have normalized archaic attitudes toward women, Yalom uses this book to examine the role of the wife beginning from Ancient times all the way to the new millennium—when this book was published. In the …

Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues (Villard, 2008), written in 1994, was such a powerful text that Ensler put it on stage. In doing so, her work became a phenomenon that inspired V-Day, a global movement run by activists in an attempt to end violence against girls and women. Based on 200 interviews that took Ensler …

Shailja Patel was born in Kenya to parents of Asian origin. She attended school in Kenya and Britain. Later she also went to university in Britian. The expulsion of people of Asian origin from Uganda in 1972, many of them citizens, has influenced her life and her work, Migritude. The CNN calls Shailja Patel “the …

Kopano Matlwa was born in Mamelodi Day Hospital in 1985. She is the eldest of three children. She is a medical doctor and the author of three books – Coconut, Spilt Milk and Period Pains. Kopano was one of the Mail & Guardian’s “100 young South Africans you must take to lunch” list, two years …

KHANYA JAZZ SCHOOL IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE MOSES MOLELEKWA ART FOUNDATION Khanya College has 30 years experience working with communities, children, youth, women, social movements, promoting education, research and the arts. Khanya College is a community centre, based in the inner city of Johannesburg. Other facilities include Library and Resource Centre, Computer and Internet, Art, Meditation …

Issue No 3: JOZI BOOK FAIR 2017 FESTIVAL Issue No 2: Guest of The Launch: Shailja Patel and Kopano Matlwa Issue No 1: Theme: Women  And Literature

Issue No 6: A Fair For The Youth By Youth Issue No 5: JBF 2016 Programme Revealed: An Overview and Highlights Issue No 4: Guests of the Fair: Kemang Wa Lehulere Issue No 3: Launch of JBF Guests: Carol Mashigo Issue No 2: Youth Rising in Jazz Issue No 1: Theme: Youth Rising

Issue No 4: 7th JBF 2015 Successes Issue No 3: Literary Festival in South Africa: what do they represent? Issue No 2: Creating Storytellers Issue No 1: Theme: Children Literature & Childhood