New Contrast Issue 184


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In this issue:

  • At This Time and in This Place: An Interview with Sindiwe Magona by Renée Schatteman
  • Between Rationality and the Subconscious Mind: David Griessel in Conversation with Renée Rossouw
  • P. R. Anderson, Of the Vision at Swartkops
  • David Schmidt, Still Together / Lorca’s Lover: An Account of a Life in One Room in One Moment
  • Nondwe Mpuma, Appendages / The Festive Season
  • Pieter Odendaal, die sorgvryste droom in jare oor pa: / al hoe meer see
  • Sandile “Dudu” Saki, Isingqala Sembongi
  • Mark Espin, Reverberations / The Crumbling Petals
  • Abigail George, I Don’t Like Being Around a Lot of People
  • Lebohang Mojapelo, The Smell of a Stranger / Sometimes I Float
  • Tamantha Hammerschlag, Sex
  • Musa Khanyile, When You Finally Make it to the Boardroom / Look What the Township Did to Some of Us
  • Kerry Hammerton, Not a Difficult Birth
  • Jemima Meyer, present
  • Gisela Ullyatt, karoo-pasga / die kosmos in maart
  • Ayabulela Ngcelwane, Ukuxhatshazwa
  • Lisa Julie, For the Woman and Child Near Maiden’s Cove / Things and a Child
  • Ina Conradie, A Death / Mandla: A History
  • Michael Wessels, At Lake Sibaya
  • Diana Bloem, Conversations with My Mother
  • Du Toit Albertze, Mildred September
  • Haley Rodkin, Declension
  • Julie Nxadi, Kuya Tsha
  • Cornelia Fick, She Always Did It
  • Tsepiso Mothibi, Some Boyhood Scenes of Basotho poet David Cranmer – ThekoBereng (1900-1973)
  • Madoda Gcwadi, When Brown Skin Turns White
  • Mike Hagemann, The Accidental Poet
  • Meg Vandemerwe, Extract from The Woman of the Stone Sea
  • Alistair Mackay, Quiet as Ants
  • Jarred Thompson, Snapshots of Boyhood
Artworks and Comics
  • Georgina Berens, Castle / Fortress / Roost / Ship
  • Daniel du Plessis, Jorik and Jakkals


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