south africans don’ t take literature


Here are some quotes from the South African writer Sihle Khumalo on the ongoing debate about the literary system in South Africa. These are some of the things he said during a debate on the issues raised at Franschhoek Literary Festival. There was a debate on the issues of race, and class and books and … Continue reading south africans don’ t take literature

travelling and writing africa from within


When an African travelwriter writes about Africa he writes from within. This is the suggestion that I hear in the title of this blog. I did not invent the title myself. I took it from an article about African travelwriting.   It sounds very nice. Especially as compared to all the travellers and writers from … Continue reading travelling and writing africa from within