l am undecided as to where my base planet is – Audrey Jantjies

Audrey Jantjies was one of the writers in the mentorship programme for upcoming novelists, presented in partnership with NB Publishers. Suzette Kotze-Myburgh was her mentor. After spending the past week at 49 Paulet House, I am battling to return to my normal. My suitcase is still unpacked two days after […]

Dié NATi Jong Sterre moet jy beslis dophou

Die Suidoosterfees en NATi se Jong Sterre-produksies is die afgelope naweek (21 en 22 November) as leesteater in Kaapstad aangebied. Opkomende dramaturge wat aan dié vlagskip- ontwikkelingsprojek van die fees deelgeneem het, is Tasneem Daniels, Kanya Viljoen, Dianne Albertze, Herschelle Benjamin, Keanen Engel en Stephren Saayman. Herschelle Benjamin het die […]

NATi rising stars will be showcased

Young playwrights Herschelle Benjamin, Dianne Albertze, Keanen Engel, Kanya Viljoen and Tasneem Davids were part of the Jakes Gerwel Foundation’s mentorship programme, in partnership with the Suidoosterfees, at Paulet House in Somerset East.  These talented rising stars were assisted by mentors Amy Jeptha and Rafiek Mammon to fine-tune their scripts […]

Jakes Gerwel discussions at Suidoosterfees

Come and enjoy the Jakes Gerwel discussions at the Suidoosterfees, which will be presented at the Atlantic Studios in Montague Gardens on 13 and 14 November. All discussions are for free, but there are limited seating due to the Covid 19-protocol. You must therefore reserve your seat by emailing Francois […]

Kommadagga – here are our participants

The first Kommadagga Workshop, an initiative of the Jakes Gerwel Foundation and LitNet, is currently in full swing in Somerset East under the guidance of Rachelle Greeff as mentor. This project, which focuses on short story writers, received fifty applications from which six candidates were finally selected to attend the […]

Dankie virrie ongelooflike opportunity – Veronique Jephtas

Beste Pen Afrikaans – en Jakes Gerwel Stigting Hoep hierie epos vind julle goed. Firstly, jamme’ virrie laat response. My mental state was op en af en ekke et elke dag maa’ net gedoen wat ek kon om deurie dag te kô. Ekke wil begin deu’ vi’ julle baie dankie […]

Die Levels van Paulet Huis – deur Olivia M Coetzee

Hoe ʼn mens opgroei en waa ʼn mens opgroei het ʼn baie groot invloed op hoe mens die liewe ankyk, en hoe ʼn mens jouself sien inpas in die liewe. Daa is baie dinge wat ek in my liewe al gedoen het wat ek gedink het ek sal nooit doen […]