wonder woman in soweto


How many wonder women will there be in Soweto, that sprawling suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa? Soweto stands for ‘South Western Townships’, but already for many years has made a name for itself, with over a million people who live and work and sleep and relax there. I guess there are many wonderwomen in this … Continue reading wonder woman in soweto

pen sa’s q & a with rachel zadok


Rachel Zadok has written two novels and she initiated the Short Story Day Africa (SSDA). The short story day started in the United Kingdom. Rachel Zadok brought it to the southern parts of Africa, and now the whole of Africa has been included. Here she answers some questions on her own reading and writing habits. 

through the prism of a black dot


Roger Cohen is a man with a priestly background, noting his familyname. He has written a book on nhis mother. The book is titled ‘The girl from human street’. His mother had a tormented life.Cohen describes her life with two atte,mpts at suicide, he found notes of his parents and finally settled down to write … Continue reading through the prism of a black dot