I have been trying to write a post since January lol. It is what it is. I’m a quarter to a birthday, have tons of plans and ideas that I feel never get done. I don’t know how this year will go or how this new chapter has instore but it’s in God’s hands. He… Read More It’s been a minute!
Hey, hey! It’s been a while so yes, I am trying to dust off the cobwebs in the corners of this under utilised space I call mine on the internet. The last quarter on my year was HECTIC! Actually, hectic might be an understatement, it was a WHIRLWIND. I haven’t been on here consistently since… Read More Twenty – Twenty Thrive!
My Nunu is growing up fast and the older she gets the more I realise how Black and Brown children are unrepresented in literature, it’s shocking. If anything I hope this blog post encourages more authors to include BIPOC characters in literature (especially children’s literature) and write in our mother languages. According to a 2018… Read More African Voices Matter In Children’s Literature
The Afrobloggers’ WinterABC has been challenging for me, staying consistent and on top of things can be hectic but we move. This post is my Stories of Africa post. If you know anything about me, you know I am passionate about the reading culture especially in little ones. I decided to put together a list… Read More Young African Authors to Watch
Childhood looks like dust covered feet at sunsetM Making their way in-between the hole riddled fence After my mother’s call for supper Childhood smells like blood dripped from big toe You know the one that collide with this tarmac road During a game of hwishu Childhood tastes like sadza mbodza rembida Made in hole riddled… Read More Childhood Feels Like Home
I fell in love with contemporary African literature a long time ago. Literature I could envision myself in, literature that told my story better than I could imagine myself doing. I found slice in it. It cried for me, celebrated on my behalf, embraced me and screamed to world who I was when I could… Read More Joburg Noir: A Book Review