This article explores the fields of the creative processes. Well, not all of them, there might just be a few too many of them around. But this is just a glimpse into this world of uncatchable things. Why can you write page after page one day and the next you hardly manage to finish one … Continue reading on caressing the creative energy
Ina da aika? One of the questions on the African continent is the question of language in Literature. What language to use? Do writers choose a language that is not their mother / father tongue? Do they fit in with the languages that others brought to the continent, for instance Arabic or Afrikaner? Helen Aisha … Continue reading dearth of hausa books
Here is a strong worded contribution by the angelic writer Malaika Mahlatsi, who writes about the violence that was meted out on her. She was on panels at the Festival at Franschhoek and she got disapproving stares, heads were shaken. Read her voice of anger.
Another South African writers adds his voice in the ongoing debate caused by remarks made by that other writer Thando Mgqolozala. This new voice belongs to Nthikeng Mohlele. He puts the problems in South Africa in a more wider perspective.
Thando Mgqolozana is not the first one who wants to opt out of the festival. The writer Molefe has a few decided not to turn up at the Franschhoek Literary festival. He is thankful that Thando has spoken out.
Marianne Thamm writes about a genteel peace at Franschhoek Literary Festival that was disturbed. She was on the panel when it all happened, so this is a firsthand account and reflection.