Jonty will read some of the poems, and there will be drinks and “small eats”. Although the newspapers passed their information to the police, in the time that elapsed apparently no action was taken. He was a fellow of the Bogliasco Foundation in Retrieved from ” https: Charles Jonathan ‘Jonty’ Driver born is a South African anti-apartheid activist , former political prisoner , educationalist , poet and writer. While he was at Oxford, the South African authorities refused to renew his passport and he became stateless for several years, eventually becoming a British citizen. Juta and Company Ltd.

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Nagan, Winston P All of his applications to visit South Africa were refused untilwhen he began returning regularly.

Retrieved from ” https: Views Read Edit View history. A collectioin at the end of this recital on 2nd November has been shared between the chcurch and the Hantam Community Education Projerct in the Karoo.

A number of poems by Jonty have first appeared in that magazine. Juta and Company Ltd. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

This page was last edited on 8 Augustat On Wednesday 28 November at p. Two poems appeared in the magazine Theology, MayNo No 3: Retrieved 11 August South African History Online. Charles Jonathan ‘Jonty’ Driver jonnty is a South African anti-apartheid activistformer political prisonereducationalistpoet and writer.


Although Harris had warned the police and the press about the bomb, no effort to clear the concourse was made. Andrew’s College and where Jonty johty did his schooling. Driver has come up with new evidence that the decision not to clear nonty concourse after the warnig may have been made as deliberate policy. When he came back to South Africa, the family moved to Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape, where his father was appointed chaplain at St. For more than twenty years he was prohibited from returning to South Africa.

Some Schools by CJ (Jonty) Driver | PEN South Africa

At about quarter past four he telephoned the Railway Police and two newspapers. Places and the Voices of Writers.

There was a poem by C. In August and Septemberhe was detained without trial by the police and held in solitary confinement, possibly ck of his suspected involvement in the African Resistance Movementon his release he immediately left for England.

The Man with the Suitcase by CJ “Jonty” Driver | PEN South Africa

Jonty will read some of the poems, and there will be drinks and “small eats”. At tea-time on the afternoon of Friday 24 July a young white South Cu, John Harris, put down in the jonyt concourse of Johannesburg station…a large brown suitcase containing eight sticks of dynamite, a quantity of Cordtex, a two-gallon plastic container of petrol, a timing device adapted from a pocket-watch, an electric battery and two detonators.


He was a judge for the Caine Prize for African Writing in and Driver in a recent Oxford Magazine No This recital is part of the local commemoratioin of the centenary of the end of WW1.

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Some Schools by CJ (Jonty) Driver

Login Logout Edit page. While he jonfy a postgraduate student at Trinity College, Oxford, his passport expired and the South African authorities at the time declined to renew it.

A Literary Guide to the Eastern Cape: He has published five novels, six books of poetry, a biography and two short memoirs, and has been honorary senior jontt in the School of Literature and Creative Writing of the University of East Anglia since Although the newspapers passed their information to the police, in the time that elapsed apparently no action was taken.

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