Books by Brent Meersman

Latest: A Childhood Made Up (2020) Homo Odyssey (2018) Sunset Claws (2017) 80 Gays around the World (2015) Five Lives at Noon (2013) Reports Before Daybreak (2011) Ophila and the poet...

Brent Meersman

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Review in the Sunday Times

A poignant memoir of a humble and eccentric upbringing Review by Margaret von Klemperer

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MOTHERS, MADNESS AND MEMORY

Click here for joint review on Business Day Wanted

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Virtual launch and pop up signing for A Childhood Made Up

Join here. Cape Talk radio host Pippa Hudson in conversation with Brent Meersman, author of A Childhood Made Up: Living with my mother’s madness. Brent will sign and dedicate copies of his book – details will be advised on the …

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Review in Rapport: A Childhood Made Up

Review in Rapport: “dapper” en “eerlik” – brave and honest

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Interview with Nancy Richards for Country Life

Link: Country Life Podcast: Brent Meersman Nancy Richards chats to author Brent Meersman on the subject of his new novel “A childhood made up: Living with my mother’s madness”. 

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Interview with Eusebius McKaiser – The Literature Corner Radio 702

Link to podcast interview here.

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Interview for Newtwerk24

Interview with AJ Opperman: Link here (pay wall). Image below from Die Burger newspaper:

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Karabo Kgoleng reviews A Childhood Made Up – Radio 702

Karabo Kgoleng reviews: A Childhood Made Up: Living with my mother’s madness

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Interview with Sue Grant-Marshall for Reading Matters on Radio Today

Interview podcast link here.

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Sunday Times jacket notes:

How and why I wrote ‘A Childhood Made Up’: Sunday Times 12 April 2020 “Faced by such a daunting task, I first wrote A Childhood Made Up as a novel, referring to myself in the third person. It was an extremely fast-paced, …

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