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The Johannesburg Review of Books Vol. 5, Issue 2 (April 2021)

Wamuwi Mbao, Damon Galgut, Mercy Dhliwayo, Richard Poplak, Bhakti Shringarpure, Peace Adzo Medie, Femi Kayode, Panashe Chigumadzi, Phumlani Pikoli, Ayanda…



An autumn megamix playlist, compiled by Tymon Smith

The JRB presents tunes and accompanying editorial from our EAP member Tymon Smith. Just in time for the season’s change, here is this…

[Photo Editor] A portrait of Nawal El Saadawi (1931—2021) 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…

Phumlani Pikoli, 1988—2021, RIP

Multidisciplinary artist and award-winning author Phumlani Pikoli has died, aged thirty-three. According to a family statement, Pikoli was found dead…

Chris Mann, 1948—2021, RIP

The noted South African poet, playwright, academic and performer Chris Mann has died, it has been reported. According to a…

The Johannesburg Review of Books Vol. 5, Issue 1 (February 2021)

Wamuwi Mbao, Lidudumalingani, Efemia Chela, Stephen Langtry, Lebohang Mojapelo, Kopano Maroga, Simon van Schalkwyk, Sanya Osha, Louisa Uchum Egbunike, Tymon…