Contents and Contributors

CONTENTS: Comment, A.W. Oliphant STORIES: The Prophets, Bheki Maseko; Happiness is a Punch in the Eye, Lawrence Maimane; A Day in the Life, Steve Jacobs; Unrest Report, Peter Rule; The Apprehension, Stan Motimela. ESSAYS: Writing or Fighting, Richard Rive; Narrating the Katlehong Murals, Clive Dyer. INTERVIEW: Mafika Gwala: Towards a National Culture, Thengamehlo Ngwenya. PLAYS: Intensive Care, Stephen Gray; The Tempestuous, Geoffrey Haresnape. POETRY: Unrest in Rissik St. , Frances Hunter; Moment without Herald, Sipho Sepamla; They Didn't Tell Us These Things, Seitlhamo Motsapi; Rain Rustum Kozain; Censorship Brandon Broil; Cape Flats Nightmare, Brandon Broil; Oppression Moritso Makhunga; Now We May Talk, Moritso Makhunga; On the Wire Glen Fisher; Emergency, Glen Fisher; Morning, Ian Tromp; I, Child, Ian Tromp; Insurrection, Wally Mondlane; The Waste Land at Station, Douglas Livingstone;  An African Loving, Station 3 by Douglas Livingstone; Beachfront Hotel at Station 5, Douglas Livingstone; The Written Word, Kaizer M Nyatsumha; You are old now, Nick Paton; Hy Sweep die Onderdruktes op, Wessel Pretorius; Prelude to a Slaughter, Andrew Forrest; Lines to a Dead Comrade, Tatamkulu Afrika; Lyric, Andrew Nixon; Cry Freedom, Kriben Pillay; Police Torture, Matthew Krouse; Old Road Camp, Tatamkulu Afrika. REPORTS AND REVIEWS: Reading for Liberation, A.W. Oliphant; The Blood of our Silence and Familiar Ground, Michael Chapman; Bad Boll, Manfred Zylla and H. Willemse; Open Letter to Achmat Dangor, Marianne de Jong.