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The Johannesburg Review of Books Vol. 5, Issue 4 (August 2021)

Karen Jennings, Yagnishsing Dawoor, Sindi-Leigh McBride, Thulani Angoma-Mzini, Agatha Zaza, Wamuwi Mbao, Lidudumalingani, Ben Williams, Victor Dlamini, Saaleha Idrees Bamjee,…



New short fiction: ‘Eye Contact’ by Agatha Zaza

The JRB presents a new short story by Agatha Zaza. Eye Contact This will be her husband.  Litiya looks carefully at…

Four poems by Saaleha Idrees Bamjee, from Zikr

The JRB presents poetry by Saaleha Idrees Bamjee, selected from Zikr, published by uHlanga Press, and winner of the Ingrid…

[Photo Editor] Times Before by Victor Dlamini

Victor Dlamini is The JRB’s Photo Editor. We feature his work on our Instagram channel. See this ten-year retrospective of his portraits. View this…

Dreams of summer, a playlist compiled by Tymon Smith

The JRB presents tunes and accompanying editorial from our EAP member Tymon Smith. This edition of Radio JRB has no overarching theme or…

[The JRB Daily] 2021 Commonwealth Short Story Prize winner announced

Sri Lankan author Kanya D’Almeida has won the 2021 Commonwealth Short Story Prize—the world’s most global literature prize. D’Almeida won…