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
At the start of the COVID19 lock down I saw a lot of people saying that they were going to use this time to GET SHIT DONE. Hm, I thought, not me. I feel like I need a nap. Nap I have done, dear reader. Many a nap has been had. But I have also… Continue reading Writing While Feminist – a writing prompt series.
Exciting news! Living While Feminist will be on the shelves at all good book stores on 30 March! This collection follows the Feminism Is collection, but instead of reaching out to already famous feminist voices, I pitched it as an open submission collection. I received more than 200 000 words in submissions and with the… Continue reading Living While Feminist is on shelves in March!
This morning I'm sitting with a heavy heart. The past years months weeks have been full of news that would make even the unobservant reader realise that South Africa is not a country for women. On paper we are equal. Yet, in the day to day, we are living with the constant threat that we… Continue reading South Africa hates women – are you fine with that?
This year's Open Book Festival in Cape Town has, as usual, an amazing line up of writers and public intellectuals coming together to talk about literature, politics, and many other things. The festival takes place from 5 - 9 September in Cape Town. This year the Open Book Festival team has given amazing support to… Continue reading Feminism Is at the Open Book Festival 2018
Following incredible marches all over South Africa this month I'm excited to let you know that I have an essay in a forthcoming collection - Nasty Women Talk Back: Feminist Essays on the Global Women's Marches edited by Joy Watson and Amanda Gouws. The collection will launch at the Open Book Festival on 6 September at… Continue reading Nasty Women Talk Back: Feminist Essays on the Global Women’s Marches