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Junkets Publisher

a small independent South African publishing house offering its titles as both printed books and eBooks

CATALOGUE 2014

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Imprints
The Playscript Series new South African plays in high-quality, low-cost editions to provide an interesting take-home souvenir for theatre-goers to build up a library of current South African plays to give South African playwrights, perhaps especially young playwrights, both recognition and encouragement through exposure in print see pp. 513 for details The New Voices Series new plays from 20122014 emerging playwrights working in small informal theatre venues see pp. 1214 The BaxterJunkets Series an ongoing collaboration with the Baxter Theatre, Cape Town featuring work originating in the Baxter Theatre the winning playscripts of the annual Zabalaza Theatre Festival see p. 15 The Collected Series anthologies of South African plays collections specifically for school use see pp. 1618 for details GayJunkets gay-interest South African writing useful upfront sex guide see pp. 1920 for details see also Playscripts marked with Other Novels and Collections, see pp. 3 and 19 Monologues, see p. 21 Handbooks and Anthologies, see pp. 2223

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NOVELS AND NOVELLAS


Novel: Robin Malan: Rebel Angel ISBN 978-0-620-33950-0 Soft cover thread sewn 160 pages 210 x 149 mm 2005 R140.00 Regularly stocked and sold at the Keats Museum, Keats Grove, Hampstead, UK All young people dream about what they want to do with their lives. But what if youve studied for six long years to be a doctor and then discover that what you really want to be is a poet! Robin Malans vivid and moving account of the shining life and blazing talent of the young poet John Keats will stir and inspire all, especially young readers who, like Keats, long to make their own individual mark on the world. Lance Salway Beautifully presented, Rebel Angel is a tender, humorous and informative account of the life of John Keats. Michelle McGrane online on LitNet, 1 June 2005 Fiction: Peter Krummeck: Adam & Luke two novellas Adam van Eden and According to Luke ISBN 978-0-9870182-5-0 Soft cover perfect bound 210 pages 210 x 137 mm 2012 First published 2012. Second Edition 2012. R140.00 Each of the novellas deals with an older married mans attraction to a younger man, and the conflicted state in which that attraction leaves him. And what is the effect of this on the wife? And the younger man does anyone take account of his feelings and his desires? I found the stories to be very well crafted a very good read. Gavin Hayward, Exit The stories are beautifully written and are another valuable addition to the growing genre of South African gay literature. Evan Tsouroulis, OUT Africa

Teen Novel: Robin Malan: My Funny Brother ISBN 978-0-9870182-9-8 Soft cover perfect bound 168 pages 130 x 197 mm 2012 First published 2012. Second Impression 2013. R100.00 Named one of the Books of the Year 2012 Bookchat Whats it like when people at school start saying things about your brother? What do they mean when they say hes a bit funny? But Missy knows better. She knows her brothers funny she laughs at him all the time and she doesnt care if other people say hes a bit funny. And then something happens that isnt funny at all. This is a book that has so far been missing from South African childrens literature. a thoughtful, helpful and by the end extremely moving and exciting book. Jay Heale, Bookchat This is an important contribution to gay literature Recommended for private and school collections and libraries. Lona Gericke, IBBY SA newsletter

THE PLAYSCRIPT SERIES


Playscript Series No. 1 Robin Malan: The boy who walked into the world ISBN 978-0-620-38733-0 Soft cover perfect bound 80 pages 130 x 197 mm 2007 R80.00 Finalist in the NLDTF/PANSA Festival of Contemporary Theatre 2007 A play about identity in South Africas complex present-day society. With notes for teachers and community directors. A great story that any South African can relate to full of humour compassionate. PANSA judges Playscript Series No. 2 Karen Jeynes: Everybody Else (is fucking perfect) ISBN 978-0-620-38067-6 Soft cover perfect bound 64 pages 130 x 197 mm 2007 R80.00 Winner of Comedy Award NLDTF/PANSA Festival of Contemporary Theatre 2007 Marriage is a straight matter of connubial bliss, right? Well, sometimes lifes a bit queer. perfect balance of style and content Witness hilarious, captivating Cue TV Playscript Series No. 3 Juliet Jenkin: The Boy Who Fell from the Roof ISBN 978-0-620-38958-7 Soft cover perfect bound 80 pages 130 x 197 mm 2007 R80.00 Nominated for Best Play at the International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival 2007 A portrait of an enduring friendship and an unfulfilled love. A young man tries to find his way at a crucial time in his short life. I enjoyed the freshness of Jenkins writing The play should tour the schools of Ireland. David Norris, on RTE 1 television show, Review

Playscript Series No. 4 Omphile Molusi: Itsoseng and For the Right Reasons ISBN 978-0-620-40672-7 Soft cover perfect bound 80 pages 130 x 197 mm 2008 Three editions (Ikhwezi Festival 2008, Baxter Theatre Season 2008, Edinburgh Festival 2008) Itsoseng is no longer available through Junkets. Itsoseng was bought by Oxford University Press Southern Africa. See www.oxford.co.za Itsoseng: the playscript OUP ISBN 978 0 19 5999125 3 For the right reasons is now included in Short, Sharp & Snappy 1 see p. 16 Edinburgh Festival Fringe First 2008 Chicago Black Theater Alliance Andr De Shields Best Performance Award 2010 A chronicle of a lost love in a forlorn place (Itsoseng); and a short play about school in the suburbs (For the Right Reasons). Itsoseng is a stirring piece that deserves to be seen by a wide audience. Zane Henry, Cape Argus tender tale with subtlety, feeling and authenticity Molusi is a talent to watch and support. Marianne Thamm, Cape Times Playscript Series No. 5 Nadia Davids: Cissie ISBN 978-0-620-41389-3 Soft cover perfect bound 76 pages 130 x 197 mm 2008 Cissie is no longer available through Junkets. It was bought by Oxford University Press Southern Africa. See www.oxford.co.za Cissie: the playscript OUP ISBN 978 0 19 599014 0 Cape Town City Councillor Cissie Gool was transgressive in various areas of her life. The play explores her private and public lives. the script captures breathtaking tragicomic moments. Theresa Edlmann, Cue

Playscript Series No. 6 Rajesh Gopie: Out of Bounds ISBN 978-0-620-41648-1 Soft cover perfect bound 72 pages 130 x 197 mm 2008 R80.00 FNB Vita Award for Best Play 2002 Fleur du Cap Award for Best Original South African Text 2002 Best Actor Award Durban Theatre Awards 2008 The life and times of a South African Indian family in Durban, seen through funny, bittersweet, and touching moments. Rajesh Gopie is a phenomenon to celebrate as a playwright, just as he is as an actor. Nadine Gordimer It has the right amount of funny, bittersweet and intimate moments to make it genuinely touching. Natasha Hullagale, Culture Wars, Edinburgh Out of Bounds has made an impact. Its an important dramatic work a riveting piece of theatre. Caroline Smart, Durbs Magazine Playscript Series No. 7 Pieter Jacobs: Dalliances ISBN 978-0-620-42031-0 Soft cover perfect bound 80 pages 130 x 197 mm 2008 R80.00 Nominated for Best Play at the International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival 2008 The lives of four characters intersect with extraordinary results. Dalliances is cool. Zane Henry, Cape Argus Playscript Series No. 8 Malika Ndlovu: Sister Breyani ISBN 978-0-620-43788-2 Soft cover perfect bound 72 pages 130 x 197 mm 2009 R80.00 Five sisters get together over a weekend for the first time in three years. It is an entertaining and moving universal story. Twanji Kalula

Playscript Series No. 9 Fatima Dike: The Return ISBN 978-0-620-44290-9 Soft cover perfect bound 96 pages 130 x 197 mm 2009 R80.00 Fatima Dike received the Living Legend Award at the National Black Theatre Festival in Winston Salem, USA, 2009; The Return was presented as part of the Festival Son Buntu returns after 18 years in the United States, together with his African American wife. The play explores both the humour and the tragic reality of a South African family in a time of transition. The audience gave the show a standing ovation. Marcia Blumberg, Current writing Playscript Series No. 10 becomes No. 17 Jonathan Khumbulani Nkala: Cockroach: a trilogy of plays ISBN 978-0-986-98756-4 Soft cover perfect bound 92 pages 130 x 197 mm 2011 First published 2009 as The Crossing and The Bicycle Thief. New edition includes those two plays, as well as Faith in Love, 2011 R80.00 The experiences of a young man in situations that seem hopeless, with no way to achieve his objective, life in abundance. Three autobiographical one-person plays moving through boyhood, adolescence and young adulthood. One of the highlights of the Harare International Festival of the Arts, 2009 steals the show. AFP Playscript Series No. 11 Mike van Graan: Green Man Flashing ISBN 978-0-620-45825-2 Soft cover perfect bound 100 pages 130 x 197 mm 2010 R80.00 Jury Award Winner PANSA Festival of New Writing 2003 Nominee: Best New Play Naledi Theatre Awards 2005 Nominee: Best New Script Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards 2005 Standing Ovation Award presented to Mike van Graan at National Arts Festival 2012 Festival Playwright at the National Arts Festival 2013 A fast-paced political thriller played out against the backdrop of a young democracy. the quintessential South African play needed for this time. Rafiek Mammon, Cape Argus

Playscript Series No. 12 Robin Malan: Lord Hamlet a collage ISBN 978-0-9870182-3-6 Robin Malan: iHamlet a collage (also contains an alternative ending) ISBN 978-0-9870182-6-7 Soft cover perfect bound 92 pages 130 x 197 mm 2012 First published 2010. New enlarged Second Edition under two titles and with two separate ISBNs 2012 R80.00 Ovation Award National Arts Festival 2012 Hamlet crystallised, Hamlet himself, by himself, being himself, speaking and revealing himself, through one particular actor. The text is the same in both versions, except that iHamlet also contains an alternative ending. a riveting and challenging piece of theatre, carefully thought-out, meticulously crafted. Jennifer de Klerk, Artslink enlivened by a good-humoured commentary teems with ideas for playing productively with the text. John Saunders, The Use of English Lord Hamlet is an hommage written with a specific aim in mind: to celebrate a great play. Frances Ringwood, Shakespeare in Southern Africa Playscript Series No. 13 Mike van Graan: Iagos Last Dance ISBN 978-0-620-45826-9 Soft cover perfect bound 128 pages 130 x 197 mm 2010 R80.00 Nominee: Best New Script Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards 2010 Standing Ovation Award presented to Mike van Graan at the National Arts Festival 2012 Festival Playwright at the National Arts Festival 2013 Iagos Last Dance is a trilogy about betrayal and vengeance set against the backdrop of South Africas HIV/Aids pandemic. A brilliant piece of theatre that should have long runs in this country and abroad. Weekend Post

Playscript Series No. 14 Nicholas Spagnoletti: London Road ISBN 978-0-620-45827-6 Soft cover perfect bound 64 pages 130 x 197 mm 2010 R80.00 Fleur du Cap Award for Best New Play 2010 Winner of the Olive Schreiner Prize for Drama 2011 Best Actress Award, Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2013 Stella is a Nigerian immigrant who lives in dodgy circumstances in a flat in Sea Point, until enter Rosa. London Road is a mature and touching exploration of friendship between an elderly Jewish widow and her Nigerian neighbour. Marianne Thamm Playscript Series No. 15 Ashraf Johaardien: The Quiet Violence of Dreams ISBN 978-0-620-48153-3 Soft cover perfect bound 130 pages 130 x 197 mm 2010 R80.00 The play is a stage adaptation of K Sello Duikers celebrated novel of the same name. It traces the turbulent life of a young graduate adrift in an unwelcoming world, searching for friendship. Tshepo finds himself, much as the nation-state, born of violence, violation and maledirected brutality. Sam Raditlhalo Playscript Series No. 16 Gideon van Eeden: Myth of Andrew & Jo ISBN 978-0-9869875-5-7 Soft cover perfect bound 96 pages 130 x 197 mm 2010 R80.00 Nominated for Best Play at the International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival 2010 A lesbian couple and a gay couple become a family? Anything is possible in this acceptance of diverse sexualities and responsibilities. Artscapes brightly realised production. Irish Times Playscript No. 17 see p. 8, Playscript No. 10

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Playscript No. 18 Juliet Jenkin: Mary and the Conqueror ISBN 978-0-9869875-8-8 Soft cover perfect bound 96 pages 130 x 197 mm 2011 R80.00 An imaginary encounter between historical novelist Mary Renault and her hero Alexander the Great, each of them with a same-sex life partner, Julie Mullard and Hephaistion. Renault and Mullard lived in the seaside suburb of Camps Bay in Cape Town. The constant criss-crossing between the two sets of characters throughout the play is fascinating. Jenkin weaves the two stories together seamlessly. Tyrone August, Cape Times Playscript No. 19 Mike van Graan: Brothers in Blood ISBN 978-0-9870182-4-3 Soft cover perfect bound 96 pages 130 x 197 mm 2012 R80.00 Winner Best New Play Naledi Theatre Awards 2010 Ovation Award National Arts Festival 2012 Standing Ovation Award National Arts Festival 2012 Festival Playwright at the National Arts Festival 2013 Jewish, Muslim and Christian characters interact in this play set in Cape Town at a time when the city seethed with various responses to the anti-gangsterism and anti-drug activities of PAGAD. yet another triumph this utterly engrossing docu-drama. Peter Feldman, Artslink Playscript No. 20 Neil Coppen: Abnormal Loads ISBN 978-0-9870182-7-4 Soft cover perfect bound 102 pages 130 x 197 mm 2012 First published 2012. Second edition 2012. R80.00 Neil Coppen was Standard Bank Young Artist for Theatre 2011 Winner Best New South African script, Durban Theatre Awards 2012 Winner Best New South African script, Naledi Theatre Awards 2013 This play opened the National Arts Festival in 2011, and has had major runs in Durban and Joburg. The interwoven lives of three families over 150 years. a beautifully-hewn work Artslink an insightful and nuanced drama The Mercury

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Playscript No. 21 Omphile Molusi: Cadre ISBN 978-0-9921791-2-0 Soft cover perfect bound 68 pages 130 x 197 mm 2013 R80.00 Cadre had its world premiere at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater in February 2013; and then a season at the Market Theatre, Johannesburg, in March-April 2013. In August 2013 a new Edinburgh Festival edition was published by Oberon Books, UK. Countries go through times of turmoil when in transition to a new order. Those larger Struggles consist of many personal, individual struggles. Cadre records one such story. intense and intensely moving. Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times Playscript No. 22 NewVOiCES Sinethemba Twani: The Beneficiary ISBN 978-0-9921791-8-2 Soft cover perfect bound 88 pages 130 x 197 mm 2013 R80.00 How does a young Cape Town man, bent on a career as a soccer administrator, accommodate his grandfathers wish for him to take over the clans Eastern Cape farm and homestead? the themes of patriarchal tradition and modern ambition remain central to the evolving plot. Clifford Graham, Monday Missile a moving, yet light-hearted, story that affirms the place of young South African playwrights in theatre. Tracey Saunders, Cape Times Playscript No. 23 NewVOiCES Christo Davids and Jody J Abrahams: Bullets over Bishop Lavis ISBN 978-0-9921791-3-7 Soft cover perfect bound 92 pages 130 x 197 mm 2013 R80.00 Two men, brothers in the desperate times of the Struggle, re-connect years later, after their separate lives have taken very different directions. a definite must-see for the more mature audience. Faheem abz Abrahams, Whats On in Cape Town

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Playscript No. 24 NewVOiCES Anele Rusi: iSystem ISBN 978-0-9921791-9-9 Soft cover perfect bound 82 pages 130 x 197 mm 2013 R80.00 A drug raid goes horribly wrong and two policeman become suspects in their own investigation. To what extent can we trust those to whom we entrust our safety? Anele Rusi is one of a crop of young playwrights who produced some of the finest pieces of writing of the year. Tracey Saunders, Daily Maverick The play makes you reflect on where the line should be drawn, and if morality still has a place in our society. Mariana Malan, Die Burger Playscript No. 25 Mike van Graan: Rainbow Scars ISBN 978-0-9921791-4-4 Soft cover perfect bound 86 pages 130 x 197 mm 2013 R80.00 Ovation Award, National Arts Festival 2013 Festival Playwright at the National Arts Festival 2013 The play confronts many of the questions dealing with identity, and with inter-racial relationships in contemporary South Africa. A white woman brings up the born-free black girl in Cape Town suburbia in the process alienating her from the rest of her township family. knocking you off balance as you hardly get to hold on to one issue before another comes rolling by It is an emotional roller-coaster ride just to hold steady and keep up. Diane de Beer, Tonight a highly commendable addition to Van Graans highly impressive body of work. Peter Feldman, Citizen

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Playscript No. 26 NewVOiCES Phillip Rademeyer: The View ISBN 978-0-9922154-2-2 Soft cover perfect bound 64 pages 130 x 197 mm 2013 R80.00 The Doric Wilson Award for Intercultural Dialogue at the 2013 International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival The Oscar Wilde Award for New Writing at the 2013 International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival In some dystopian future, all homosexual people have been shipped off into space. From his hermetically sealed pod, the Boy looks down on a ruined, devastated Earth. It is a story of loss, grief and isolation. Scriptwriter Philip Rademeyer has crafted a poetic piece The View isnt afraid to explore contemporary issues that some might find uncomfortable. Eugene Yiga, The Times Beautiful and timely. Essential theatre. Michael Paye, ReviewsGate Playscript No. 27 NewVOiCES Khayelihle Dom Gumede: Crepuscule ISBN 978-0-9922154-0-8 Soft cover perfect bound 108 pages 130 x 197 mm 2014 R80.00 2012 winner of the Theatre Arts Admin Collectives Emerging Theatre Directors Bursary This adaptation of a short story by celebrated Drum writer Can Themba calls into being the days and ways of life in Johannesburg and Sophiatown in the 1950s. In that time and place, how much chance does the love between black Can and white Janet have? Can it exist only in the crepuscular half-light between day and night? Crepuscule is an epic, moving, thrilling, inspiring piece of theatre. Megan Choritz, Megans Head

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THE BAXTERJUNKETS SERIES


BaxterJunkets Series No. 1 Bulelani Mabutyana: Worst of Both Worlds ISBN 978-0-9921791-7-5 Soft cover perfect bound 58 pages 130 x 197 mm 2014 R80.00 Winner of the 2012 Zabalaza Theatre Festival at the Baxter Theatre Centre Using the whirlwind techniques of physical theatre, the two male actors portray the horrors of female human trafficking and the drug trade. They play a myriad of characters, switching roles, genders, ages, at lightning speed and with seamless ease. The script is clear and tight. This is a type of play one would watch over and over again. Sebata Sesiu, Artslink tackles a heavy subject bravely and with honesty. It is a plea for people to sit up and take notice. Terri Dunbar-Curran, Cape Times BaxterJunkets Series No. 2 Phillip M Dikotla: Skierlik ISBN 978-0-9922154-1-5 Soft cover perfect bound 50 pages 130 x 197 mm 2014 R80.00 Winner of the 2013 Zabalaza Theatre Festival at the Baxter Theatre Centre Winner of a Fringe Ovation Award, National Arts Festival 2013 Winner of an Encore Award, National Arts Festival 2013 How can you make theatre, write a play, about something as horrific as what happened at Skierlik? In 2008 a 17-year-old white boy drove into the informal settlement and with a gun in his hand, he was shooting and shooting and shooting, shouting obscenities as he mowed down defenceless people. Dikotla tackles a complex and emotional subject with great skill and imagination. It is a moving example of the power of theatre to illuminate. Tyrone August, Cape Times Dikotla looks beyond the guilt of the perpetrator and in a thought-provoking and objective narrative, scathingly criticises the media and governments response to the killings. Clifford Graham, Monday Missile

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THE COLLECTED SERIES


Collected Series No. 1 S.A. Gay Plays 1: the Artscape Dublin Festival plays compiled by Robin Malan ISBN 978-0-9869875-7-1 Soft cover perfect bound 300 pages 210 x 137 mm 2011 R160.00 Plays included: Ashraf Johaardien: Happy Endings are Extra Juliet Jenkin: The Boy Who Fell from the Roof Pieter Jacobs: Dalliances Fiona Coyne: Careless Gideon van Eeden: Myth of Andrew & Jo Artscape toured these five plays to the International Dublin Gay Theatre Festivals between 2006 and 2010. All of them were either nominees or winners in the Best Play Award as well as in other awards. The gay and lesbian community in South Africa still needs to be vigilant and so public discussion of the issues continues to be important Michael Maas, CEO, Artscape Collected Series No. 2 Short, Sharp & Snappy 1: Southern African plays for high schools Compiled by Robin Malan and Colleen Moroukian ISBN 978-0-9869875-9-5 Soft cover perfect bound 202 pages 210 x 137 mm 2011 R140.00 Short plays by thirteen established and emerging Southern African writers, for performance or reading by high school students. This is a brilliant idea and something needed by us at school. a teacher in Cape Town Collected Series No. 3 Short, Sharp & Snappy 2: Southern African plays for high schools Compiled by Robin Malan and Colleen Moroukian ISBN 978-0-9870182-1-2 Soft cover perfect bound 200 pages 210 x 137 mm 2011 R140.00 A second collection of eleven short plays by established and emerging Southern African writers, for performance or reading by high school students. perfect material for everyone involved in drama, theatre arts and performing arts in high schools, universities, teacher-training institutions and libraries. the kind of plays drama teachers and their students have been waiting for. Independent Education, May 2012

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Collected Series No. 4 The Magnet Theatre Migration plays Compiled by Jennie Reznek, Mark Fleishman, Faniswa Yisa and Frances Marek ISBN 978-0-9870182-0-5 Soft cover perfect bound 188 pages 210 x 137 mm 2012 R160.00 In these four plays, using combinations of four different languages, Magnet Theatre deploys performance to explore the theme of migration and the experience of being between and on the move that characterises life for many people in Cape Town and Southern Africa today. Magnet Theatre is possibly the closest institution to a national theatre in South Africa, operating beyond buildings, migrating fluidly into empty spaces they find, creating rich potential out of liminal zones. Anton Krueger Plays included: Every Year, Every Day, I Am Walking ingcwaba lendoda lise cankwe ndlela Die Vreemdeling Inxeba Lomphilisi Collected Series No. 5 SA Shorts: quickies for a microwave generation Compiled by UJ Arts & Culture ISBN 978-0-9870182-8-1 Soft cover perfect bound 114 pages 210 x 137 mm 2012 R140.00 SA Shorts is a laboratory for new voices and new ideas. Works have been selected from an open call for playwrights to submit previously unpublished and unproduced short plays. The works selected are ambitious, fresh, playful, engaging, energising, provocative, and powerful. Alby Michaels, Resident Director, UJ Arts & Culture The University of Johannesburg Arts & Culture was invited to premiere SA Shorts as part of the Student Theatre Festival at the National Arts Festival, Grahamstown, 2012. Plays included: Anthony Akerman Losing the Plot Rob K Baum The Opening Zanandi Botes Metaphorically Speaking Tristan Jacobs DANCEtheDANCE Rhea MacCallum Kill Me, Please Renos Nicos Spanoudes & Alby Michaels The Wave

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Collected Series No. 6 S.A. Gay Plays 2: an anthology of plays 19942013 Compiled by Robin Malan ISBN 978-0-9870182-2-9 Soft cover perfect bound 328 pages 210 x 137 mm 2013 R160.00 The fact that ten gay-themed plays written by South African playwrights since 1994 can be collected in a two-volume anthology (S.A. Gay Plays 1 and 2) tells you something about the burgeoning of gay plays that took place in the wake of the 1996 South African Constitution, the first in the world to outlaw discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation. These plays serve to illuminate that brave legislative act of conferring dignity. Plays included: Robert Colman: Your Loving Simon Peter Krummeck: iVirgin Boy Amy Jephta: Other Peoples Lives Nicholas Spagnoletti: Special Thanks to Guests from Afar Pfarelo N.: Chomi

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GAYJUNKETS
Collection: Yes, I am! writing by South African gay men Compiled by Robin Malan and Ashraf Johaardien ISBN 978-0-620-45828-3 Soft cover perfect bound 176 pages 210 x 137 mm 2010 Second Impression 2010 R140.00 Available in a printed version and as an eBook. What its like to be South African, and male, and gay: the experiences of some forty writers in stories, poems, letters, diary-entries, SMSes and emails. Among the stories they tell are of first love in the face of colour legislation that outlaws it, love that blossoms despite religious injunctions against it, a chance finding of a condom in the jacket pocket of a life partner, the sheer fun of being young and gay in an early morning that makes Cape Town look gorgeous A must-read an incredible whos who of the gay firmament. Maureen Isaacson, Sunday Independent This deftly compiled volume is long overdue a laudable and enriching collection. Wilhelm Snyman, Cape Times highly enjoyable collection our stories told in our own voices I could not put this book down until I had read it all. Evan Tsouroulis, Exit Fiction: Novellas Peter Krummeck: Adam & Luke See page 3 Teen Novel Robin Malan: My Funny Brother See page 4 Playscripts See plays marked with a after the title, pages 514 The Collected Series See anthologies marked with a after the title, pages 1618

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Handbook: The Young Gay Guys Guide to Safer Gay Sex text Robin Malan drawings Roberto Millan book design Marius Roux ISBN 978-0-9869875-4-0 Soft cover perfect bound 64 pages 177 x 108 mm 2011 R80.00 Printing and distribution of this Guide was made possible by the Aids Foundation of South Africa, through funding from the Royal Netherlands Embassy; and by Triangle Project. A sensibly plain-spoken handbook, putting young gay men in the picture about what to do and how to do it in order to enjoy good, safer sex. Drawn from the pages of Exit, South Africas LGBTI newspaper. With clear informative mouth-watering drawings. Clear, clever, funny, sexy, and so so so needed. Pieter-Dirk Uys The Young Gay Guys Guide to Safer Sex belongs in the consulting-room of every doctor, psychologist, psychiatrist and minister of religion, as well as in school libraries, the clubs and wherever young people gather Heaven knows, sooner or later a book exactly like this had to appear. The waiting is over. JB le Roux, LitNet

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MONOLOGUES
Now I am alone 1: SA Monologues F & M 16+ Compiled by Robin Malan, Diana Wilson and David Fick ISBN 978-0-9921791-5-1 Soft cover perfect bound 128 pages 210 x 137 mm 2013 R140.00 An annotated collection of 30 monologues from Southern Africa suitable for young adult female and male performers as audition pieces or examination solo pieces. The co-compilers are experienced Drama and English teachers. Now I am alone 2: SA Monologues F & M 16+ Compiled by Robin Malan, Diana Wilson and David Fick ISBN 978-0-9921791-6-8 Soft cover perfect bound 128 pages 210 x 137 mm 2013 R140.00 A second annotated collection of 30 monologues from Southern Africa suitable for young adult female and male performers as audition pieces or examination solo pieces. The co-compilers are experienced Drama and English teachers. This is a lovely initiative to further advance South African theatre and playwrights. Ismail Mahomed, Artistic Director, National Arts Festival I am so glad you are doing this. Alison Green, Drama Teacher, Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls I love the fact that young actors will be able to tackle these monologues very exciting! I think this is a wonderful initiative. Paul Slabolepszy, playwright SO good that youre doing these very, very valuable work done with great vision! Mike van Graan, playwright Both books will be perfect for our department. Shirley Johnston, Senior Lecturer, Acting Department, City Varsity

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ANTHOLOGIES
compiled by Robin Malan New Poetry Works: a workbook anthology ISBN 978-0-86486-675-2 R160.00 another of Robin Malans imaginative working guides written and structured in an inspiring and helpful form for any reader of poetry user-friendly Poetry Works 2: a workbook anthology for students and teachers
Please note that Poetry Works 1 is out of print; most of its poems are incorporated into New Poetry Works.

ISBN 0-86486-322-5 R120.00 opens the reader to a very wide range of writing, a global perspective of poetry as an artistic form It is a must for poetry lovers. The Teacher The Southern African Impossible Book Quiz Book NB It is not necessary to know any of the answers at all. ISBN 0-86486-480-9 R90.00 Ive never ever heard such extraordinary questions! Elisabeth Anderson, Centre for the Book highlighted many things about South African writing and writers. Mary Lister, school librarian No Place Like and other stories by southern African women writers with an Introduction by Rochelle Kapp ISBN 0-86486-406-X R90.00 This selection brings together a range of new and established women writers in English the perspectives are sometimes distant or ironic, sometimes highly intimate and emotionally charged.

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IN ASSOCIATION WITH JUNKETS PUBLISHER


Athol Fugard: The Train Driver Published by The Fugard Theatre 2010 Available from The Fugard Theatre, www.thefugard.com

Brent Meersman: Ophila & The Poet and Other Poems Published by Peninsula 2010 Available from meersman@iafrica.com

Pieter-Dirk Uys: MacBeki Published by Peninsula 2009 Available from Evita se Perron, Darling, www.pdu.co.za

Pieter-Dirk Uys: The Merry Wives of Zuma Published by Peninsula 2012 Available from Evita se Perron, Darling, www.pdu.co.za

With support for individual projects from


Aids Foundation of South Africa through the Royal Netherlands Embassy Arts & Culture Trust Atlantic Philanthropies Cape 300 Foundation Distell Foundation MAGI (Multi Agency Grants Initiative) MVG Productions National Arts Festival Oberon Books, London Omphile Molusi Richard Jordan Productions Triangle Project

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