They spoke. They listened. They argued. Now the work for the M&G Literary Festival 2016 has begun.
Postapartheid writing and hot provocative issues book-end this year's M&G Literary Festival, which takes place on August 1 and 2.
Surfing takes centre stage at the 10th Wavescape Surf Festival with fictions and documentaries that zoom in on ocean sustainability and beach culture.
Hot debates are on offer as the literary festival and book fair join forces.
As the renowned film festival opens across parts of the country, Darryl Accone and Katlego Mkhwanazi list their must-sees.
Not an easy man to have on your side, Günter Grass was a writer who had the gall to spit into the soup of the high and mighty.
A first-time South African novelist’s admiration for Salman Rushdie saw her physically attacked and allegedly forced into a mental institution.
Marlene Van Niekerk's "two masterpieces" detail the aggravations of the political transition in South Africa - particularly for Afrikaners.
South African novelist and nonfiction writer, Ivan Vladislavic, adds the Windham Campbell prize to his growing collection of literary accolades.
Mongane Wally Serote credits Gordimer for influencing his development as a writer while M&G books ed Darryl Accone recalls a rare book she gave him.