Thank you to everyone who shared our short story call out across their social media platforms. And thank you, especially, to all the writers who have submitted their stories. We have received over 100 short stories. This is an incredible record compared to last year when we started the competition –Continue Reading

Our friends at Writivism, have published a call for the online mentoring programme. Writivism Literary Initiative is pleased to announce that our 2017 online Mentoring Programme is now open for applications. A project of the Centre for African Cultural Excellence, Writivism identifies, mentors, publishes and promotes emerging African writers residentContinue Reading

So, y’all know the inaugural Abantu Book Festival is happening this December, right? 8-10 December at Soweto Theatre, Jabulani and Eyethu Art Gallery in Mofolo. The day events are free and the evening events are R20. So the line up is insane and I’m just excited and honoured to be partContinue Reading

During my recent trip to Writivism, in Kampala, I met Alex Twinokwesiga. Now Twino, as he’s best known, is  a serious book lover. He runs the ecommerce site Turn The Page, which also runs book clubs and other book events. This Friday, he’ll be hosting #TTPBookMeet where our dear DilmanContinue Reading