What is next at Strandwolf Press? Turbott Wolfe.
2020 proved a disappointing year for our publication of South African classics. We attempted to get the copyright for Peter Abrahams’s Path of Thunder, a book on interracial love just before the beginning of apartheid proper. Sadly we were not able to acquire it but are delighted to hear that Faber and Faber will be republishing Abrahams’s novels.
Book to Website: Imbali Art Books
A book and a website are two very different animals. Matthew reflects on the importance of resources, and the challenges of converting a book into a website.
Sol Plaatje, Mhudi and the Missionaries’ Tale – A Lovedale Story
In 1976, someone threw a petrol bomb into an office at Lovedale. Terrified that irreplaceable historical artefacts might be destroyed, the publishing house transferred its records to Rhodes University. In the course of the move the original typescript of Mhudi surfaced…