For a long time I've been wanting to start a podcast talking to feminists about their lives and the day to day experience of living while feminist. I talked about it so much that my friends supported my dreams and clubbed together to buy me a fancy podcast recording device. Imposter syndrome and my fear… Continue reading Living While Feminist – the podcast!
From 11 - 13 September the South African Book Fair is taking place virtually - lockdown and a pandemic cannot stop SA's love of writing and books. On Saturday the 12th at 4pm I'm in a panel with Mishumo Madima, Anelile Gibixego and Terry Ann Adams talking about feminism in SA! Full program is available… Continue reading South African Book Fair this weekend!
Dear men, I write to you as dear. Dear as in the adjective meaning 'with affection'. Dear as in the adverb 'at high cost'. Dear as in the exclamation, 'oh dear.' With affection. I write to you as a woman who loves men. As family members, as friends, as intimate partners. I write to you… Continue reading Dear Men, part 1
More local writing advice! Lauren Beukes is an award-winning South African author, and comics writer, screenwriter, journalist and documentary maker. Her books have been sold all around the world with huge acclaim. Her most recent novel is a dystopian post-pandemic piece of fiction set in the USA. Afterland (listen to her talk about it on… Continue reading Writing advice from Lauren Beukes
Toni Morrison was an American essayist, novelist, editor, and professor. She was the first black woman to win the Nobel Prize for literature and was awarded a huge array of prizes for her work. She was the author of eleven novels, seven children's books, the writer/editor of nine non-fiction books, and countless other pieces of… Continue reading Writing advice from Toni Morrison