PEN SA members read aloud to children on #WRAD18


Many centuries ago it was quite normal to read aloud, it was the normal way. In the days of the North African bishop Aurelius Augustinus a change was noticed. People started reading in a quiet voice. Maybe lips were moved, but not a sound was heard.   Often children like to be read to, to hear … Continue reading PEN SA members read aloud to children on #WRAD18

Margie Orford discusses the women’s manifesto with Nadia Davids


The international organization PEN has passed a resolution at its international congress, held a few months ago in the Ukrainian city Lviv. It was all about the Women’s Manifesto, paying attention to women in the world of writing. Margie Orford, active in the International PEN Board and the South African Board talks with Nadia Davids, … Continue reading Margie Orford discusses the women’s manifesto with Nadia Davids