Imagine a large wooden table. On it are a few hundred pieces of a jigsaw puzzle. The pieces are scattered on the surface of the table. Some are placed upside down, other downside up. One way or the other there should be a connection between all these pieces. All of a sudden a hand with … Continue reading Review of BROKEN MONSTERS
beukes raises money for children’s book charity
What to do when you want to support a good cause? The South African writer Lauren Beukes has combined efforts to sell her books with an added artistic addition. In this way she wants to raise money for a good cause.
call for books to kickstart
For those of you who leave in or near Cape Town you now have a golden opportunity to donate your African inspired books for a good cause. Read more about it here. Some writers have come into action.
don’t miss lauren beukes, nnedi, leif and binyavanga
Writers do write, but it seems a fair proportion of their time is taken up by travelling to other places to attend literary festivals. Here they speak about writing and the hardship of writing, and the little time they have for their writing. Some writers will travel to a nearby Goethe Institute in several African … Continue reading don’t miss lauren beukes, nnedi, leif and binyavanga
lauren beukes wins 2015
A prize in creative writing. Just this morning a read an article on the writing skills of Kenyan judges. A panel of those who screen judges to see if they are still fit to work and competent to execute their responsibilities was shocked to see the low ability to write a proper statement with coherent … Continue reading lauren beukes wins 2015
80’s horror film kids
Lauren Beukes, from South Africa, is into horror. She delights in the old horror movies from the 80’s (last century, to be precise). She admits: only the good ones. In this interview she tells more about horror and books to be published.