Sunday 19 October 2014

Three Dye Hard Press titles nominated for SALA literary awards 2014

Gary Cummiskey's Off-ramp has been nominated for the Nadine Gordimer Short Story Award 2014, while Khulile Nxumalo's fhedzi and Kobus Moolman's Left Over have been nominated for the SALA Poetry Award 2014.
The winners will be announced at a ceremony in Pretoria on November 7.
Read more here.

Illustrated book covers: Glory by Vladimir Nabokov

Published by Fawcett Crest, USA, 1971 

Saturday 11 October 2014

Friday 26 September 2014

Friday 19 September 2014

Gary Cummiskey: a dada-surrealist-madhouse screamer

In the Weekly Dissident today, MPHUTLANE WA BOFELO talks to poet Gary Cummiskey, a self described “Dada-surrealist-madhouse screamer” who believes South Africa needs a stronger alternative culture.
Gary Cummiskey
Gary Cummiskey
MwB: Who is Gary Cummiskey and what is his philosophy of life?
GC: I am a poet, writer and publisher. I have had several chapbooks of poetry published over the past 20 years, the most recent being Romancing the Dead (Tearoom Books, Stockholm, 2010), Sky Dreaming (Graffiti Kolkata, Kolkata, 2012) and I Remain Indoors (Tearoom Books, Stockholm, 2013).
My debut collection of short stories, Off-ramp, was published in 2013. My poems have been translated into Bangla, French and Greek.  I am currently the editor of the poetry journal New Coin, which is published by the Institute for the Study of English in Africa at Rhodes University...Read more here

That Old Feeling

Tuesday 02 September 2014

Saturday 30 August 2014

The Plot of Il Trovatore, by Gerald Locklin

Published by Kamini Press, Stockholm, 2008

Battle Scars by John Bennett

Published by Kamini Press, Stockholm, 2010

Charles Bukowski FIVE by Neeli Chervkovski

Published by Beat Scene Press, Coventry, UK. Visit to order

Friday 22 August 2014

Forthcoming from Dye Hard Press: an expanded and revised edition of Who was Sinclair Beiles?

Who was Sinclair Beiles?, an expanded and revised edition, edited by Gary Cummiskey and Eva Kowalska. To be published by Dye Hard Press.

Strange things on a Saturday night