Sentenced to Lockdown, regarded as “non-essential”, 40 South African writers get together in a virtual Corona Collective, to pen The Lockdown Collection, “trying” to make sense of a world, held hostage by a virus.

Powerfully visceral, this gem includes a list of South Africa’s most celebrated writers, brilliantly capturing the emotional, the spiritual and even the humorous effects of a global pandemic. This historical gem includes:Sisonke Msimang, Lebo Mashile, Fred Khumalo and Marianne Thamm.