The Spark: Tracer

  Rob. Thirty. Author. Journalist. Sound Engineer. Snowboarder. Hip-hop artist. Tall. Basketball-player-length arms. Lots of tattoos. Glasses. Bad hair. Proud South African. Born in Johannesburg. …

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Shirley Jackson Shortlist

In lovely news: Broken Monsters is up for The Shirley Jackson Award for best horror novel up against some very tough competition. The award is …

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Broken Monsters out in paperback in the UK today!

  Broken Monsters it out in paperback in the UK today everywhere good books are sold!  Watch the trailer online           …

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Wonder Woman goes to Soweto

In-stores today in the sexy real-paper edition! The short Wonder Woman comic I wrote with art by the brilliant Mike Maihack is out now from …

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The Spark: Balthasar’s Gift

Inspired by John Scalzi’s awesome The Big Idea,  The Spark is a guest space on my blog, where African novelists can promote their new novels by writing a …

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Writing a New Africa

BBC4 Radio interviewed a bunch of interesting South African writers including Ivan Vladislavic, Niq Mhlongo, Nadia Davids, Thando Mgqolozana, Lebo Mashile and me for a …

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Amanda Fucking Palmer

This was very lovely to see. Thank you, random Joburg person of awesome who pressed the book into Ms Palmer’s hands. 

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“My take on that is Jonno is a jerk”

Pages Podcast did an one hour long review-discussion of Broken Monsters, which plays like a smart, incisive two person bookclub (complete with interfering cats). You can …

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The Spark: Tokoloshe Song

Inspired by John Scalzi’s awesome The Big Idea,  The Spark is a guest space on my blog, where African novelists can promote their new novels by writing a …

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The Spark: Do not go gentle

Inspired by John Scalzi’s awesome The Big Idea,  The Spark is a guest space on my blog, where African novelists can promote their new novels by writing a …

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