Kendall Behr
Hi, I'm Kendall and I'm a book lover, writer, and editor from Pretoria. I have a degree in Creative Writing and I'm finishing up my Honours in English Literature. I'm passionate about editing for South African writers because I think we have our own unique set of circumstances that influences how we read, write, and produce text.
A beginner’s guide to African fiction

A beginner’s guide to African fiction

This is a: ‘If you liked this, you might like this’, like Netflix for African fiction beginners. If you liked Anne of Green Gables or the Enid Blyton books, you might enjoy… Nervous Conditions. Want to read a story about a school-girl and her adventures in moving from...

Bookstagram: African pages to follow

Bookstagram: African pages to follow

This is a top 10 list of fantastic South African and African Bookstagrammers on Instagram that PDBY recommends if you want to know more about African literature, read reviews, and generally engage with the Instagram bookish community. @flowahh_ (4936 followers) What...

Notes on Grief: Launching 11 May

Notes on Grief: Launching 11 May

From the famous author of We Should All Be Feminists and Half of a Yellow Sun, Purple Hibiscus and Americanah, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, comes a new contemplative and intimate book about grief during a global pandemic: Notes on Grief. The book tells a story of family...

The Library during lockdown

The Library during lockdown

The UP Merensky Library is one of the centres of academic activity on Hatfield campus that provides students a space to study and concentrate. The UP library has been closed for the duration of the lockdown, but the library services have not stopped working to ensure...

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