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The Victor Dlamini Literary Podcast

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    Dale Hefer on the Victor Dlamini Literary Podcast

    My colleague and friend Dale Hefer will publish her new book, From Witblitz to Vuvuzelas, with Oshun this year. I had the pleasure of writing the foreword. Here is her book's blurb: Founding director of Chillibush Communications (Pty) Ltd Dale Hefer started her company in 1998 as a one-woman show. Operating ... 13 January 2010, 12:09 pm
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    Podcast with the Fiery Sindiwe Magona

    Franschhoek is one of South Africa’s most elegantly tranquil villages, and it provided a most appropriate backdrop for my conversation with the writer Sindiwe Magona earlier this year. Magona is more than a writer, in fact: she is also a dynamic storyteller, which was quickly affirmed during our chat. Her techniques borrow from the traditions of village storytelling but she is ... 29 June 2009, 12:13 pm
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    Podcast with South Africa’s Great Homme des Lettres, André Brink

    André Brink is one of the world's major writers - and has been so for several decades. He is best-known as a novelist, but has also distinguished himself as a lecturer, poet and essayist. An homme des lettres of the kind that are far and few between in South Africa, his fascination with language can be felt in ... 3 June 2009, 3:13 pm
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    Eben Venter on the Victor Dlamini Literary Podcast

    Fear is ever-present amongst South Africans. The gated communities, elaborate self-protection systems and security seminars reflect both the reality of the violence in our society and the paranoia that accompanies it. Eben Venter explores this fear in his novel, Trencherman - a translation from the Afrikaans original, Horrelpoot, by ... 20 May 2009, 10:09 pm
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