2020 in 61 books

2020 was very many things, but it was mostly staying inside my house and looking at my bookshelf. It was waking up and being unable to tell what day it was, and only attaching myself to any one week or moment by the book I was reading, what I had last read, and what I… Continue reading 2020 in 61 books

Book recommendations from eleven feminists

While 2020 has (obviously) not been the year that many hoped it would be (understatement of the year, perhaps?) it has propelled people to reflect on the way they're living, the world they want, and the things they want to do. For me, one of the things that 2020 allowed me to do was take… Continue reading Book recommendations from eleven feminists

Get Living While Feminist as part of the Book Lounge Festive Reading Guide competition!

This year, one of South Africa's favourite independent book stores - The Book Lounge - has put together a festive reading guide. It's fantastic to see that Living While Feminist is on that list, among many other brilliant books and collections. Even more exciting is that every book you purchase from the Festive Reading Guides… Continue reading Get Living While Feminist as part of the Book Lounge Festive Reading Guide competition!

English novels written by South African women in 2011 – a list!

You may have read about the project I'm undertaking. If not, please read this page. Today's list is of books published in 2011 (in alphabetical order by surname). Annelie Botes, Thula Thula, TafelbergSandra Charles, Eve, KwelaAmanda Coetzee, Bad Blood, MacmillanMila Crouse, From the Banks of the Vltava, Melrose BooksFinuala Dowling, Homemaking for the Down at… Continue reading English novels written by South African women in 2011 – a list!

The Little Local Launches Festival

As an author, the launching of your book is often when it feels most real. A book launch means people come and listen to you talk about this creation and the creation process and ask interesting questions about something you have invested years of your time in. It is a beautiful nourishing experience. Lockdown meant… Continue reading The Little Local Launches Festival