How many more necklacings will we turn into poems? Who will be the first to pen an epic in response to the Marikana massacre?
Kylie Thomas is impressed by five titles from Modjaji Books, a publishing house that specialises in the work of Southern African women.
Isobel Dixon's latest collection of poetry initiates a move away from "the precious milk and honey of nostalgia".
In all her poetry Ingrid de Kok has deftly pushed at the boundaries of what can be said and reminded us of what we would rather forget.
Stones against the Mirror is Hugh Lewin's second autobiographical work, and it examines some painful issues.