Call For Submissions: Poetry Potion 12


Here is another chance to submit your poetic lines and stanzas. Take your time, take pencil and paper and a rubber. Take your utmost thoughts and desires and fears. Smash them unto your paper and submit the whole lot, before the set date.  For your information only, but no kidding. Look here.  Advertisements

Ten Quick Questions with Achmat Dangor


The last book written by him that I read was Bitter Fruit and I was impressed. The complications of life, the expectations, the threadbare relationships between people from different background. Achmat Dangor was mastering it all. In this very short interview he answers short questions in a short way. 

Nadia Davids and members of the Board


She has handed down the baton of the PEN South Africa community. Margie Orford came to the Board of PEN South Africa in 2010. There was much work to be done. Work to protect writers of all sorts and kinds. The people who still want to be the Master of the Word are still lurking … Continue reading Nadia Davids and members of the Board

The executive director of PASA


When children do not develop reading habits at an early age  it will be more difficult at a later age to develop these skills. One important factor is the role of parents (both mothers and fathers) who have the opportunity to tell stories, to read from books. But not every parent is in the position … Continue reading The executive director of PASA