Yearly Archives: 2020

19 posts

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 […]

Names of the candidates of the prestigious mentorship programme for emerging authors in 2021 revealed

The Jakes Gerwel foundation and NB Publishers proudly announce the candidates who will be participating in the residency programme for emerging authors: Crystal-Donna oberts, Doreen Musson, Tebello Mzamo and Sphesihle Vusimuzi Qwabe. This programme offers upcoming authors the opportunity to develop their manuscripts and get them ready for publication under […]

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 […]