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!
In just a few weeks I'll be heading to my third writing residency in Nerac, France. I can't tell you how much I look forward to residencies for the dedicated and selfish time of writing. At home it feels like there are a million things that distract me and pull me away from it, and… Continue reading So you want to go on a writing residency?
We're in the early days of a new year, and so there are still many messages around about being a new you and how to set goals so you can adjust the parts of your life that aren't working as well as you think they should. This type of message - FIX YOURSELF IN ONE… Continue reading 2019 Creations
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
This week the internet is excited about a short story on the New Yorker called Cat Person. I read it, loved it, and will probably write about it soon. In a strange coincidence, this morning I picked up Lauren Beukes' latest collection Slipping and flicked through looking for a short story to read. I landed on… Continue reading Short Story 3: Lauren Beukes, Confirm/Ignore