Antjie Krog

Hazel Woodward

Paintings by Hazel Woodward -- NEW Wheel and Skull(mixed media, 500 x 300mm) -- Huge heart(oils, 1.5m x 1.2m) -- anguished(oils, 1.5m x 1.2m) -- Epilepsy Pieta(mixed media, 900mm x 600mm) -- For Charles(oils, 1.5m x 1.2m) -- Leonard's Nancy(oils, 1,2m x 900m) -- Muses...

Editorial

Botsotso Literary Journal (Volume 21) "Light Up the Night" Poetry Editorial Prose Editorial Allan Kolski Horwitz(Co-Ordinator) Kharys Ateh Laue(Senior Editor) Sarah Lubala(Senior Editor) Saliha Haddad(Associate Editor) Siphiwe ka Ngwenya(Member) Shari...

Richard Leise – “Media”

Richard Leise"Media"Media Part One Mallory told her husband, Justin, that she wouldn’t care when her mom died. He laughed, finished his beer, and told her that she was nuts, absolutely crazy. He said that it didn’t matter what was going on between them now, or their...

Fatima Okhuosami – “Mothers and Sons”

Fatima Okhuosami"Mothers and Sons"Mothers and Sons Kamarudeen Mamoudu’s misfortune reached his parents’ ears in Uzairue, at 10:05 p.m., on one of the most momentous days of 2015. The presenter, Cyril Stober, had been recapping network news that evening, announcing the...

Jean-Marié Malan – “To Blue”

Jean-Marié Malan"To Blue"To Blue For me to write colour is to write blue, and perhaps I already have with the ultramarine ink bleeding into my notebook pages. As though blood could be blue; the way my wrist veins pretend from the outside to be. Blue is not my...

Jane Dederick – “The Taste”

Jane Dederick"The Taste"The Taste The soft-boiled egg yolk was yellow and round like the great golden ball of sun setting over the veldt each evening. First, the egg was presented to her on a plate, in a little wooden cup made especially for it, along with a teaspoon....

Esinako Ndabeni – “Taxi Fare”

Esinako Ndabeni"Taxi Fare"Taxi Fare When I was six or seven years old, my grandfather, aunt, and I moved into a room in a small township called Waterfall in Mthatha. There isn’t much to be said for The Room in Waterfall, it was basic. There was enough space for my...