The politics of remembering

Woman&Home, April 2022 One of my first jobs was working at a bookstore in Tygervalley, a shopping centre in the northern suburbs of Cape Town. It was the late 90s, and hardcopy books were still riding high. I worked nights and weekends, but the nights were my favourite: it was quieter and my shift partnerContinue reading “The politics of remembering”

This is the way the world ends

This is the dream in three parts. Scene 1We are preparing. We have heard. I am in a lush suburb that feels like the countryside. Unseen, camps have been made. More in concept than being visible. What is visible is the garden, the tree lines, the rich soil, the beautiful blue sky. I have becomeContinue reading “This is the way the world ends”

What you need to know about self-publishing

Well, I said I was only going to write only two posts about my experience with publishing The Fulcrum, one about traditional publishing and one about self-publishing. So here’s the one about self-publishing. I can’t say it’s a thrill-a-minute read, but it’s a good starter-pack of ‘Valuable Insights’ for those who care. First things firstContinue reading “What you need to know about self-publishing”