Kobus Moolman


Kobus Moolman was born in 1964 in Pietermaritzburg. He is an Associate Professor of Creative Writing at the University of the Western Cape. He holds a PhD in English Studies from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Among many platitudes, he is the recipient of the 2015 Glenna Luscehi Prize for African Poetry for his collection A Book of Rooms (deep south).


2000. Time like Stone. Pietermaritzburg: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press.
2001. 5 Poetry. Johannesburg: Botsotso Publishers.
2003. Feet of the Sky. Howick: Brevitas Press.
2007. Separating the Seas. Pietermaritzburg: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press.
2007. Blind Voices: a collection of radio plays. Johannesburg: Botsotso Publishers.
2007. Full Circle. Johannesburg: Dye Hard Press.
2008. Anatomy. (Limited edition, illustrated chapbook.) Lidgetton: Caversham Press.
2010. Light and After. Grahamstown: Deep South.
2010. (ed.) Tilling the Hard Soil: Poetry and Prose by South African Writers Living with Disabilities. Pietermaritzburg: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press.
2013. Left Over. Johannesburg: Dye Hard Press.
2014. A Book of Rooms. Grahamstown: Deep South.
2015. (ed.) Current Writing, 27 (2). Special issue guest editor: Teaching Creative Writing.