Earlier this year the South African writer Keorapetse Kgositsile passed away. Many words have been written about his life and the loss literary minded people have felt. One the contribution after his death has been written by his friend Gabeba Baderoon and you will find it here.
Recently the famous poet Keorapetse Kgositsile passed away. He was not a man living isolation, but he inspired many others to to take steps, how small, into the field of poetry and writing in general. In this article some tell us about the inspiring example of Bra Willie.
It is not easy to have a literary event unhampered in South Africa. At one event a writer made known he would not attend similar festivals. At another event (with the very same writer, o irony), the meeting was cut short by those in power at the library. The library is finished, as one of those … Continue reading long story short event