The Presence of Absent Books

Social media, flaming words and the burning of books narrated by Connie Joseph. An act of trespass narrated by Tinashe Mushakavanhu


Connie Joseph is a PhD candidate at WISER and the Department of African Literature at Wits. Her interests include postcolonial literatures, gender and cultural studies. Her current work is on the representation of water spirits in Southern African Literature. She enjoys reading and writing poetry in her spare time.

Tinashe Mushakavanhu is currently a postdoctoral fellow at WiSER, University of the Witwatersrand. He is co-editing a forthcoming volume on Yvonne Vera's legacy in literature and visual arts called, We Laugh Even When the Roof is Falling (2020). 

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