Recent Submissions

  • The wedding interviews: A novella 

    Gabier, Muhammad Saaligh (University of the Western Cape, 2015)
    It’s quite simple really. During these interviews you get to talk about anything you like. I’ll ask questions here and there to help the story along. Just be honest and try to forget about the camera. We’ll use the interview ...
  • What lies 

    Cornelius, Jerome (University of the Western Cape, 2014)
    His brown hands, tanned darker than they already were from hours of supervising men shoveling sand and mixing concrete on building sites, gripped the steering wheel. Hendrick Vermeulen drove down Voortrekker Road after ...
  • Let’s Go home: Stories and Portraits 

    Phillips, Jolyn (University of the Western Cape, 2014)
    Let‟s Go Home encompasses thirteen short stories inspired by the Coloured fishing community of Blompark in Gansbaai. These stories embody a range of voices and perspectives, some contemporary, some set in the past thirty ...
  • The Marginal Grey: A Collection of Short Stories 

    Douman, Bronwyn (University of the Western Cape, 2015)
    A Collection of Short Stories.
  • I am not a Colour: a novella 

    Gcwadi, Madoda (University of the Western Cape, 2018)
    Nobathembu lifts her hand and waves at her neighbour. She is watering spinach in her garden with a jug from a bucket. At age sixty-nine, her beauty shines. The sun is high on the echoes of Nyanga village – echoes of ...
  • Lost on the Way Home 

    Levy, Moira (University of Western Cape, 2018)
    This is a novella about homelessness, and the forms of exile, loss and displacement that it creates. Based in South Africa and Palestine/Israel, it is a story about four men who all find themselves alienated and marginalised ...
  • The Girl with the Red Flower 

    Misbach, Abdul Waghied (University of the Western Cape, 2017)
    For a woman of her age, thirty-seven, freshly divorced, she has, to her mind, not solved the problem of her sex very well. So now her work in the escort business all those years ago will be used against her. This warning ...
  • Visklippie and other Cape Town stories 

    Andrews, Hilda (University of the Western Cape, 2016)
    Visklippie and other Cape Town stories is a collection of short stories, inspired by my experiences having grown up in the 1960s and 1970s in Cape Town. This is a fictional work that, however, uses memory and oral history ...
  • Lady Liberty 

    Orner, Phyllis June (University of the Western Cape, 2016)
  • Molla's Music 

    Mudge, Ethne (University of the Western Cape, 2017)
    Molla's Music is a novella about Maureen (Molla), a white Afrikaans woman born in 1935 in Cape Town, who faced poverty and abandonment before apartheid and who, during apartheid, faced the choice between an unwanted pregnancy ...
  • We dare not say 

    Lange, Janine Carol (University of the Western Cape, 2016)
    We Dare Not Say is an anthology of seven interlinked short stories with the general theme of intergenerational trauma among coloured families in Cape Town. The stories are arranged in a montage of internally, variably and ...