Jozi's Calling is one of the 22 short stories in Joburg Noir a collection of writings about memories, legends, loss, jokes, stories, myths and experiences by twenty-two gifted and versatile authors in South Africa. It makes the reader experience present-day Johannesburg as if one were in the past. The stories seek to understand, reconstruct, reinvent and recover this city space of loss, joy, deprivation, resistance and possibility by revealing its complex dynamics. They are funny, shocking, violent, absurd, strangely tender and memorable.
Jozi's Calling is written by Mabel Mnensa. Edited by Niq Mhlongo, and published by Jacana Media. It is available at all leading bookstores.