Professor Pumla Dineo Gqola: Feminist Rogue

‘While there are many feminist strands, which is to say different kinds of feminism, there are also many core principles. The commitment to actively oppose and end patriarchy is one. The recognition that patriarchy works like other systems of oppression, like racism and capitalism, to value some people and brutalise others is another area of […]

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QnA with Rémy Ngamije

Rémy Ngamije is a Rwandan-born Namibian novelist, short story writer, essayist, columnist, and photographer. His debut novel “The Eternal Audience Of One” is available from Blackbird Books and Amazon. He also writes for brainwavez.org, a writing collective based in South Africa. He is the editor-in-chief of Namibia’s first literary magazine: Doek! His short stories have […]

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Desiree-Anne Martin: We Don’t Talk About it Ever

‘But I am done with deceit. Lies no longer hold any allure for me. Now I seek true words that will, somehow, begin to heal that which has broken.’ – Desiree – Anne Martin (@believe_deeply). ‘We Don’t Talk About It. Ever’ is Desiree-Anne Martin’s powerful, harrowing, and poignant portrayal of her journey from an addict […]

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Sisonke Msimang: The Resurrection of Winnie Mandela

‘With razor-sharp insight, Msimang writes in a reflective tone that contains both heartbreak and humour, as she navigates some often-overlooked complexities surrounding race, womanhood and class.’ – Cher Tan, Books and Publishing Just some of the words that come to mind when thinking of Sisonke Msimang’s second book ‘The Resurrection of Winnie Mandela’ Written in […]

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