the audience does not treat me


I thought the announcement was made at the recently held Franschhoek Literary Festival (South Africa). I am talking about the writer Thando Mgqolozana. He said that he will no longer attend white literary festivals. He is not the first one to say so, and he will not be the last, I presume. Thando had made … Continue reading the audience does not treat me

writer’s rage


Writers do get angry at times. Sometimes they write an essay to express their anger.  Sometimes they send a tweet into the world. At other times some get together and vent their anger. That is what happened with Zukiswa Wanner and Thabo Mgqolozana in South Africa. They came together at invitation to discuss their anger … Continue reading writer’s rage