The editors gratefully acknowledge permission to reprint the following:
"Literary Feature Reviews: White Writing" by Lewis Nkosi, in Third World Quarterly 11.1 (1989): 157–61. Taylor and Francis Ltd http://www.tandf .co .uk /journals
"The Republic of Letters after the Mandela Republic" by Lewis Nkosi, in Journal of Literary Studies 10.3–4 (2002): 240–58;
"Bloke Modisane: Blame Me On History" by Lewis Nkosi, in Southern African Review of Books 3.3–4 (1990): 11–13;
"Fiction by Black South Africans" by Lewis Nkosi, in Nkosi, Home and Exile and Other Selections (Essex: Longman Group Ltd, 1983);
photograph of Lewis Nkosi and friend while working for Drum: permission to republish granted by Rob Turrell of Southern African Review of Books.
Every effort has been made to trace copyright holders. If an infringement has occurred, the publishers would be very grateful for information that will enable them to make corrections in the event of a reprint.
Lindy Stiebel and Liz Gunner would like to thank
— the Research Office of the University of KwaZulu-Natal for supporting this project by rewarding research productivity;
— the National Research Foundation through the projects under the leadership of Lindy Stiebel and Liz Gunner;
— the BBC Written Archives Centre, Caversham, Reading;
— Lewis Nkosi for providing private photographs reproduced in this book, and for answering numerous queries about his work and life;
— Glenda Robson for editing assistance and Judith Shier for assistance with the index;
— staff, particularly Andrew Martin, at the National English Literature Museum, Grahamstown, South Africa for archival searches on Lewis Nkosi and Drum;