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The Johannesburg Review of Books Vol. 4, Issue 9 (November 2020)

Wamuwi Mbao, Maaza Mengiste, Connor Cogill, Itumeleng Molefi, Adekeye Adebajo, Flora Veit-Wild, Bolu Babalola, Nakhane, Jacob Dlamini, Victor Dlamini, Shanice…



Four new poems by Connor Cogill

The Johannesburg Review of Books presents new poetry by Connor Cogill. ~~~ Light through Water Now here, in this perfect pool, so new…

[Photo Editor] A portrait of Pumla Dineo Gqola 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 work. View this…

Stephen Gray, 1941—2020, RIP

Prominent writer, academic and critic Stephen Gray has died. Gray passed away in Johannesburg on Thursday, 22 October, at the…

Angifi Dladla, 1950—2020, RIP

The poet Angifi Proctor Dladla has died, at the age of sixty-nine. The news was confirmed by Dladla’s family on…

The Johannesburg Review of Books Vol. 4, Issue 8 (October 2020)

Makena Onjerika, Wamuwi Mbao, Christa Kuljian, Shayera Dark, Sanya Osha, Sihle Ntuli, Zoë Wicomb, Sibongile Fisher, Nkiacha Atemnkeng, Nicky Falkof,…

Ben Williams and Achmat Dangor

Remembering Achmat Dangor

Achmat Dangor, one of The JRB’s founding Patrons, died in September. Ben Williams remembers him. It is a year of…