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Reading Roundup

Reading Roundup

We’ve combed through Books LIVE  to round up all of the latest local and African fiction extracts for you to read. Books Live is the fantastic source for both readers and writers to keep up to date on the African literary landscape. Read the descriptions from Books LIVE and click on the links to read the excerpts on … Continue reading

Creative Writing Boot Camp

Creative Writing Boot Camp

 Two day intensive Creative Writing Boot Camp Just as winter begins to bite, we can give you what you’re desperate for – time out of your busy life, just for you and your imagination. The weekend of May 21 and 22 is magical time, in which we’ll guide you through some of the skills of creative writing … Continue reading

Masterclass with James Whyle

Masterclass with James Whyle

Last week we attended James Whyle’s masterclass at Jacana Media‘s offices. Whyle had some very interesting insights into publishing, and being inspired by history and the writing of others. He began by stating that “If you’re a writer, the books you write are made up of the books you’ve read.” Among the books that inspired The Book … Continue reading

All about local lit

All about local lit

We continue our blog series highlighting the exciting literary initiatives, writers, books and events on the local literary scene. We’re spoilt for choice. Here’s a very selective list of some of the things that have recently caught our eye. Have a look at Books LIVE to see what else is happening. For Capetonians the second … Continue reading