New Contrast Issue 190


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In this issue:


  • Condensing Life: Wamuwi Mbao In Conversation with Ayanda Billie and Tony Ullyatt


  • Tony Ullyatt, River Willows: Senryū From The Lockdown / To Be Good At Dying
  • Ayanda Billie, ukuba ibingaba kokwam ukuthanda / Kwiindawo Zonke
  • Marlise Joubert, wete
  • Charl-Pierre Naudé, Einde van die dag
  • Douglas Reid Skinner, Found Poem
  • Frank Dullaghan, How to Survive / Locked-in Blues
  • Gale Acuff, Halves / One day when I die I’ll live forever
  • Mark Espin, This Is Not A Seascape / How The World Is Now
  • Zoë Boshoff, Wide Awake
  • John Ellis, Eavesdropping
  • Shaun Pieter Clamp, Like a Sail
  • Charissa Cassels, Languages Are My Home
  • Oliver Findlay Price, Prune
  • Emily Buchanan, Wild Animals Should Not Be Pets
  • Pitambar Naik, Bad Weather / Grandpa
  • Elmarie Viljoen-Massyn, Stekelson
  • Johann van der Walt, vanuit ’n gewonde stad
  • Betony Adams, Mary, Mary
  • Stephen Symons, The Certainty Of Wind And Closed Doors
  • Paula Fourie, The Ornithologist’s Apprentice
  • Phelelani Makhanya, The Budget List
  • Joel Scarfe, We Pretend
  • Simon van Schalkwyk, Sea Wall
  • Joan Hambidge, Covid-19
  • Toast Coetzer, in die weke voor die virus
  • Adré Marshall, Nightjar


  • Rofhiwa Maneta, Wellbutrin
  • Jake Shore, Both Our Hands
  • James Mulhern, A Nun’s Arse
  • Jo-Ann Bekker, Hornets and Dragons


  • Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum, The Archivist / Mokoro I / Kwame / Storm


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