Cabin Fever was originally written in June 2020 and edited by KT
Fred Khumalo’s contribution to Niq Mhlongo’s ‘Joburg Noir’ opens with a scene of five gangsters chilling around a braai
Like the tales told by my grandmother, the short story invites us to take part in its telling
The Jamaican-Nigerian writer explores living between cultures in her first short story collection
I will always remember the day we met in the park
Filled with great skill and craftsmanship, Fred Khumalo’s short stories are exceptional
Her royal highness Isabella has a problem. The father of her children, much to everyone’s dismay, is still alive
Ken Barris soaks his work in cynicism that’s saved by his wit and a dark sense of humour.
When in Obs obnoxious hippies are a given — but sometimes you can meet the love of your life and lose them just as swiftly
Phumlani Pikoli used crowdfunding to produce ‘The Fatuous State of Severity’, a collection of short stories. These are three excerpts from the book.
Although it still faces obstacles, readers, writers and publishers alike are enjoying the concise writing style
This collection of stories centres on the ‘slow road to purgatory’, from broken relationships to Huletts sugar-sachet wisdom.
Prizewinning short-story writer Nick Mulgrew questions fellow success story Efemia Chela about her work and the future of local writing.
In short stories Nadine Gordimer’s pen is at its most lucid, establishing this often-underrated text form as a handsome far-reaching genre.
It was a simple declarative sentence, as are all Nobel Prize announcements…
Something gripping about Rust and Bone.
Liesl Jobson has been published in many short story collections and that this, her first solo collection, is a book worth reading.
Jane Rosenthal picks potential prize-winners from last year’s crop of South African books.
Five finalists for the 2011 Caine Prize for African Writing, which recognises achievments in the short story genre, have been announced.
A tapeworm, a cockroach and the famous dead are among the characters in Nadine Gordimer’s <i>Beethoven Was One-Sixteenth Black</i>.
World Book Day on April 23 saw entries open for the 14th short story competition run by Anglo Platinum and Beulah Thumbadoo & Associates.