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Ons Klyntji jaargang 123 (2019), omslag deur  Willem Samuel

Ons Klyntji jaargang 123 (2019), omslag deur Willem Samuel

Ons Klyntji jaargang 122 (2018), omslag deur  Willem Samuel

Ons Klyntji jaargang 122 (2018), omslag deur Willem Samuel

Ons Klyntji zine

Ons Klyntji 2019 is here!

Available at

Cape Town: Clarke’s Books, The Book Lounge

Johannesburg: Love Books

Protea Books: Hatfield, Bloemfontein, Potchefstroom, Parow, Kaapstad, Stellenbosch, Carlton Centre, UJ, Vaal


Wellington: 14 September, Breytenbach-sentrum at Tuin van Digters poetry festival, 16:15 to 17:00

Port Elizabeth (Marcell Britz & Andries Bezuidenhout show): 11 October, Savages, 18:30

Johannesburg: 16 October, Love Books, Melville, 18:00

Bloemfontein: 25 October, 2nd Level Sasol Library (UFS), 16.00

Pretoria: 2 November, Protea Bookshop, Hatfield, 10:30 for 11:00

Cape Town: 5 December, The Book Lounge, 18:00

Stellenbosch: Early March 2020 (to be confirmed)

Postage enquiries:

Call for submissions

Submissions for 2019’s edition are closed. Submit for 2020.

What we’re looking for are your contributions, written or visual. There is no set theme, but we do appreciate material that concerns the here and now: love & politics, drought & roll, the road & the verge, music & the movement, spirits & genes, the city & the land, origins & myth, cursor & click, if you liked this you might also like & suggested for you. (This means: you write what you left swipe.) Writings about South Africa, Africa, South Africans and Africans will be appreciated.

Please submit this, that, or the other thing:

- Your three best poems

- Short stories no longer than 2500 words

- Photographs, graphics, sketches, images, doodles etc that work in black and white, and smallish (Ons Klyntji is printed the size of your back pocket)

- Book and CD reviews of no longer than 150 words a shot (focus on South African and African material, fiction or non-fiction, poetry or non-poetry)

- Interviews with a creative of your choice (max 2000 words)

You can submit in any language of your choice.

Please submit to either or


Toast Coetzer, Erns Grundling & Alice Inggs (your editors)

PS: Ons Klyntji (printed zine) and Klyntji (.com) are run separately, but are interrelated.


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