Writing genre fiction in South Africa S.L. Grey (Louis Greenberg and Sarah Lotz) The other day at a literary festival event (one of the rare occasions when both halves of S.L. Grey have been trundled out in public in the same room) the panel was asked whether South Africa should have its own genre imprint.... Continue Reading →
An Interview with S.L. Grey By Harry Markov HM: I’ve read the majority of your interviews over the Internet to get a better of sense of what has been asked and try to outdo that. You’ve shared that your combined hatred for malls gave birth to “The Mall.” What about malls pushes your buttons? S:... Continue Reading →
The Mall By S.L. Grey Reviewed by Harry Markov The Mall by S.L. Grey is horror on steroids with a PhD in psychology. It’s the smart answer to the SAW series as far as torture challenges are concerned and I estimate that even Hannibal Lector would worry entering this alternate reality. Writers Sarah Lotz and... Continue Reading →
Our new story this Tuesday is "Maun of the Dead" by Sarah Lotz, one half of S.L. Grey. Maun of the Dead Sarah Lotz The YOU magazine is over six weeks old, but I don’t care. I grab it from its otherwise empty shelf and greedily flick through the dusty pages, pausing at a Becks... Continue Reading →
It's time for our third special Author Week here on the World SF Blog! Our guest(s) this week are South African writing duo S.L. Grey, author(s) of The Mall, a big, fantastic horror novel set in Johannesburg. S.L. Grey are made up of Sarah Lotz and Louis Greenberg, who will be contributing this week with... Continue Reading →
The South African Mail & Guardian reports on the recent science fiction and fantasy in the city panel from the M&G literary festival in Johannesburg: South African writers who dare to venture into the fantastical are accused of writing "untruths", said Gwen Ansell, chairing "Science Fiction and Fantasy in the City" at the M&G Literary... Continue Reading →
Jungle Jim is a new African pulp magazine, published out of South Africa, already in its second issue. It is incredibly cool - amongst the contributors you can find Jonathan Dotse (of AfroCyberpunk) and debut novelist S.L. Grey. Check it out!
The latest genre novel from South Africa is The Mall, by S.L. Grey. S.L. Grey is the pseudonym of South African writers Louis Greenberg and Sarah Lotz. About the book: Dan works at a bookstore in a deadly dull shopping mall where nothing ever happens. He's an angsty emo-kid who sells mid-list books to mid-list... Continue Reading →