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Making Life and Lemonade, a new novel by beloved author, Mamotladi Ivy Matloga!

Independent author, Mamotladi Ivy Matloga, needs no introduction! Her debut novel, Madness in Duggart, received rave reviews and just when the wait was too long, her second novel, Making Life and Lemonade, is seeing the light! Kwarts Publishers are once again the proud publisher of Ivy’s book and asked her a few questions about the project:

Twee Kwarts-publikasies ingeskryf vir Ingrid Jonker-prys

Die Ingrid Jonker-prys is 'n literêre toekenning wat jaarliks aan Afrikaanse en Engelse debuut-poësie toegeken word en is ingestel ná die dood van Ingrid Jonker in 1965. Twee van Kwarts se talentvolle skrywers, Yolanda Faye Holden en Tania Smit, het hierdie jaar hul debuutbundels voorgelê!

Book Personality of the week: Mamotladi Ivy Matloga

This week’s book personality doesn’t need an introduction. Talented author, Mamotladi Ivy Matloga’s first published novel, Madness in Duggart, put the spotlight on the stigmas surrounding mental illness, especially in rural communities and was very well received. Her second novel, Making Life and Lemonade is currently in its production stage, and Kwarts Publishers is very proud to be part of this amazing woman’s writing and publishing journey. We asked her a few questions about herself:

Book Personality of the week: Tiyani Nkuna

Meet Tiyani Nkuna. Since 2011, she has written various popular religious titles published by Kwarts. Tiyani launched her freshest titles, Prayer Strategy for Married Couples and Prayer Strategy for Singles during the last few weeks. Kwarts Publishers are proud to be associated with this talented woman and asked her to answer a few questions about her writing, passions and herself: 

Boekpersoonlikheid van die week: Tania Smit

Ons gesels hierdie week met Tania Smit, skrywer van die varsgepubliseerde Hekelwoorde van my Hart en eienaar van die Facebook-blad met dieselfde titel. Tania toor met woorde en haar stories en gedigte dien as pitkos vir die siel en inspirasie vir baie:

Book Personality of the week: Raashida Khan

Our book personality of the week, Raashida Khan, recently won the 2018 Minara Aziz Hassim Literary Award for her debut novel, Mirror Cracked. Raashida published her first book (an anthology of poems called Happy Birthday, Raashi) with Kwarts Publishers in 2017. She is currently working on a follow-up novel to Mirror Cracked, called Fragrance of Forgiveness. She answered a few questions about herself and her love of writing:

Book Personality of the week: Cathy Donald

This week, we’re featuring Cathy Donald, author of The Reluctant Cuckoo and Miles to Go, both published by Kwarts. Cathy made time in between her busy day job as a medical doctor to answer a few questions about her writing and other passions:

Passi Décor & Deli stel eerste resepteboek bekend

Die bekende Passi Décor & Deli, ʼn gunsteling onder inwoners van Centurion en Pretoria, het onlangs hul eerste resepteboek, Passi Kook: ʼn Storie om te Vertel, bekendgestel en Kwarts Publishers is trots om te kon deel hierin!

Boekpersoonlikheid van die week: Herman Beukes

Ontmoet vir Herman Beukes, die talentvolle skrywer van die misdaadverhale Meisie van Mont Blanc en Dag van Wraak wat deur Kwarts Publishers uitgegee is. Ons het bietjie meer oor hom en sy liefde vir skryf gaan uitvind:

National Book Week 2018: Take the leap – read (and write!) a book

We love books and reading at Kwarts Publishers and we have a passion for promoting the works of self-published authors. Each year, at the beginning of September, South Africa celebrates National Book Week. This year the initiative runs from 3 - 7 September.

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