New Contrast 182 Volume 46 Winter 2018

R120.00

EDITOR MICHELE BETTY

ISSN 977-1017541008

PUBLISHED 2018

FORMAT PORTRAIT; 155MM X 235MM; PAPERBACK

PAGES 104

CATEGORY LITERARY JOURNAL

New Contrast is devoted to publishing original work, mainly poetry and prose, by South African writers, and other activities incidental to that.

In this issue:

An interview with Unathi Slasha by Thabo Jijana

Poetry includes Ingrid Jonker, Bitterbessie Dagbreek * Christine Coates, The Sky Above Me / Learning to Drive * Rizwan Akhtar, Homing Pigeon / Embraced * Joan Hambidge, Pase 2018 / Erfstuk: Maggie Laubser * Motlalentoa Letsosa, At My Neighbour’s Funeral * Louella Sullivan, Cooking Lessons * Stephen Symons, My Son was Conscripted * Kimentha Govender, Puzzle Piece / Dear… * Natalie Crick, I See You / Suburbia * Tariro Ndoro, the people in my pelt * Mark A. Murphy, 21st Century Poem * Erica Penfold, Let’s Move In * Ilse van Staden, hoender en eier / waterwiggel * Francine Simon, Apaulette * Janine Lange, I Live in a House / Yolanda * Kambani Ramano, what is the meaning of skin? / when no-one was looking I washed my hands

Prose includes Shubnum Khan, Turning to Look Back: Ten Moments * Wendy Woodward, Stories and Silences in my Father’s House * Samuel E. Cole, Apartment Three on Brimley Street in Teotoni Falls * Catriona Ross, Life Nine * Russell Kaschula, Redemption * Melina Meletakos, Unanchored

Artwork & Other includes Katharine Meeding, Johan Laughing / The Sagacity of the Beard / The Lady and the Cat / Die Offisier * Notes from a Bibliophile: Views and Reviews from Tony Ullyatt and Wendy Woodward