Contents and Contributors
Stories: Hell in Anzania by Mothoi Mutloatse; The Barrier by Farouk Asvat; The Rose Patterned Wallpaper by Gladys Thomas; The Umbrella Tree by Rose Zwi; The Coffee Cart Girl by Es’kia Mphahlele. Poetry: Ingoapele Madingoane, Nthambeleni Phalanndwa, Keith Adams, M.F.K. Ramovha, Senzo Malinga, Peter C. Chipeya, Celestine Kulagoe, Mabuse A Letlhage, Zakhele C. Ndaba, Farouk Stemmet, Frank Mkalawile Chipasula, Allan Kolski Horwitz, Robert Greig, Omarrudin, R. Camhee, Wonga Fundile Tabata, Nicolette Thesen. Graphics: Percy Sedumedi; Mogorosi Motshumi; Mzwakhe; Mpikayipheli; Tracy Dunn; Toots Kleva; Manfred Zylla; Dikobe WaMogale Martins; Siphiwe Koko; Jacqui Nolte; Goodman Mabote. Back Cover Drawing: ‘Healing Force’ by Fikile.
Columns and Features: Staffworker, two stories by Bheki Maseko; Drama section, Mhlaba’s Journey, a new proemdra by Mtutuzeli Matshoba; Notes from a Black Writer, Kimberley: The Prohibition Years by Ronnie Joel; Modderdam, Death of a Shanty Town by Andrew Silk; Art and Society, Art is not neutral ‘Whom does it serve?’ by Dikobe WaMogale Martins; Staffrider Profile, Literature in Africa by Ngugi wa Thoing’o; Doornfontein, There goes the Neighbourhood by Masilo Rabothata. Photographs: Lesley Lawson; Judas Ngwenya; Gavin Younge; Biddy Partridge; Paul Weinberg; Kevin Humphrey; Mxolisi Moyo. Front cover photo: Workers on the construction site of the Ellis Park Stadium, Doornfontein, by Biddy Partridge.