Issue 1

The first issue of Jay Lit is available now on Issuu publication hosting and as a PDF for download free of charge

Image credit: Zarah Alfred
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Featured in Issue 1, January 2020

Poetry
The Agenda is to Rise – Mphae Charmaine Mashifane
The often disguised gift of hope – Anchal Ashi Baniparsadh
Johannesburg, an ode – Gaelle Lonji
The Funeral – Fubaraibi Benstowe
w regards contours & capitalism – Donell Williams
Africa is crying – Didi Cooper
Africa: Words, I do not have enough – Aminat Adesanya
Plus poetry collections by: 
Chrissie Chinebuah
Frank Meintjies
Ben Chamaza
Lisa Dlamini
Jordan Selous
Niall Hurley
Jacob Seth Sons
Xolani Henry Shezi

Short stories
Katherine – Jonas Zai Chisi
Tonight, Janny is smiling – Israel Lumile
Khosi, what is a man? – Eldinah Hwengwere Akoh
The ancestors’ cry – Chaka Molapo
When the sun is up – Ibrahim Babátúndé Ibrahim
She fell in love in Israel – Jacinta Moetlo
The poem of 99: Sunset Road – Amy Jane Lubbers
Sobolo – Nana Esi Donkor
Again – Jenna Rigby
Blessings – Thabo Clive Mathonsi
The eyes tell a story – Propain Cebekhulu

Visual stories
Kite – Olabode Ajiboye
‘That’s Satanic!’: An elucidation of persecuted art 
in a Christian fundamentalist climate – Gary Louw
Strange fruit – Thakirah Allie

Plays
Yenz’okuhle – Bandile Nkosi

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