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Sandile Dikeni, 1966–2019, RIP

Poet and activist Sandile Dikeni died in Cape Town on Saturday, it has been widely reported. Dikeni was the author…

The Johannesburg Review of Books Vol. 3, Issue 11

Wamuwi Mbao • Richard Poplak • Bernardine Evaristo • Siphiwo Mahala • Zadie Smith • Efemia Chela • Lidudumalingani •…



New poetry by Brendan Joyce, from Character Limit

The Johannesburg Review of Books presents new poetry by Brendan Joyce, from his chapbook, Character Limit. ~~~ 21. To be…

Introducing Yeoville—part of the mythology of transitional Johannesburg

The JRB presents an excerpt from Politics and Community-Based Research: Perspectives from Yeoville Studio, Johannesburg. Politics and Community-Based Research: Perspectives…

The Johannesburg Review of Books Vol. 3, Issue 10

Koleka Putuma • Ta-Nehisi Coates • Khanya Mtshali • Siyanda Mohutsiwa • Mphuthumi Ntabeni • Efemia Chela • Sandile Ngidi…