Danyela Dimakatso Demir is a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Johannesburg. Her monograph, Reading Loss: Post-Apartheid Melancholia in Contemporary South African Novels, was published in 2019. Currently, she is working on a book on Lesego Rampolokeng’s body of work, which is tentatively entitled “Precarious Love: Reading Lesego Rampolokeng’s Oeuvre from Horns for Hondo to Bird-Monk Seding”. Together with Olivier Moreillon, she has also co-written a volume of interviews with a selection of contemporary South African authors. The book is forthcoming with UKZN Press in 2021.