Sunday Times Books LIVE Community Sign up

Login to Sunday Times Books LIVE

Forgotten password?

Forgotten your password?

Enter your username or email address and we'll send you reset instructions

Sunday Times Books LIVE


@ Sunday Times Books LIVE

Listen: Jen Thorpe discusses Feminism Is on 702

A collection of fresh, contemporary feminist writing from South Africans.

In an accessible and engaging way, the book delves into what feminism means in South Africa today.

It explore feminist inspiration, feminist anger, inclusions and exclusions, inter-generational issues, and the varied ways to engage in feminist practice. This collection will inspire, inform and stimulate, and it will reaffirm the importance of feminism in South Africa.

Jen Thorpe is a feminist writer and researcher based in Cape Town. Her first novel, The Peculiars (2016), was long-listed for the Etisalat Prize and the Sunday Times Fiction Prize. She has published poetry, flash fiction, and short stories on many platforms including Aerodrome and BooksLive. For more information visit

Jen recently discussed the reception of the book, what feminism means to her, and demystifying feminism with Sebenzile Nkambule on 702:

Book details


Please register or log in to comment