The issue of ‘language’ is not over and will never be over. In what language do you write? Is it the language you feel most comfortable in? Or will it be the language with the widest readership? This topic came up during a festival in Durban, some years ago. Zukiswa Wanner reflects on these issues … Continue reading no, ngugi can’t dictate
shallow, predictable and very boring
Maybe I should have put my sunglasses on while reading this article. The writer does not mince words. The light stares in my face. What is wrong with young Kenyan writers? Read the mind of one of Kenya’s publishers, the name of the man is John Mwazemba.
waiting in line as an un-broken gesture defiant and proud Nigeria, election day, Maiduguri .
#writingnewza: lauren beukes & catherine labiran
Well, this is nice. Twitter used for an intervieuw. The South African writer Lauren Beukes made an appearance at a BBC radio programme and afterwards twiter took over and Lauren gave more of her thoughts.
letting imaginations thrive
There is something attractive in short stories.They just take a short while to read and a longer time to ponder. There are also long stories. And now something is added. Yesterday the kickoff took place in South Africa. Stories being read out loud by an actor in a library with the audience of local people. … Continue reading letting imaginations thrive