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A Readers' Community
A Readers' Community
A Readers' Community

A podcast featuring conversations about books with local writers and readers. Hosted by Vasti Calitz. We'd love to hear from you. Send an... more

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Sex and Death with Yewande Omotoso

We explore the connection between sex and death in literature, with a conversation with Yewande Omotoso about her book, ‘An... more

17 May 2022 · 48 minutes
Stories of the Everyday with Terry-Ann Adams

Vasti talks to Terry-Ann Adams about their book, 'White Chalk', and gets recommendations from Omphile Raleie of Bookamoso about narratives... more

10 May 2022 · 46 minutes
Trailer: Season 3

Season 3 of A Readers' Community is coming your way. First episode out on 11 May 2022. Subscribe so you... more

05 May 2022 · 1 minute
Trailer: Open Book Podcast Series 2021

The Open Book Podcast Series is back, and it's moved to its own platform. Click here to find it on... more

09 Nov 2021 · 1 minute
Why We Read with Mphuthumi Ntabeni

In this final episode of the season, we look at stand out reads from 2021 so far, featuring a conversation... more

07 Jul 2021 · 39 minutes
Down Memoir Lane with Robert Hamblin

In this episode about memoirs, we bring you a conversation with Robert Hamblin about his just-published book, ‘Robert: A Queer... more

22 Jun 2021 · 43 minutes
A Feast for the Eyes with Team Kwezi

An episode about comic books, graphic novels, and graphic biographies. We speak to the dream team behind Kwezi, South Africa’s... more

09 Jun 2021 · 41 minutes
Reading Slump Remedies with A'Eysha Kassiem and Naledi Mashishi

This episode is all about books to read when you’re struggling to read. We speak to A’Eysha Kassiem, author of... more

26 May 2021 · 46 minutes
Surfacing with Desiree Lewis and Gabeba Baderoon

In this episode, we talk to Desiree Lewis and Gabeba Baderoon, the editors of a new collection,  'Surfacing: On Being... more

12 May 2021 · 35 minutes
The Promise with Damon Galgut (Booker Prize winner 2021)

In this episode, Mervyn talks to Damon Galgut about his new novel, The Promise, a few months before it won... more

28 Apr 2021 · 44 minutes
A Readers' Community
Sex and Death with Yewande Omotoso
A Readers' Community