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cover reveal: The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story! Volume 2

Publishing later this month… The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story! Volume 2. Cover art: Megan Ross Book design: Duduzile Mabaso Contributors: Obinna Udenwe, Mapule Mohulatsi, Christine Coates, Thato Magano, Gugu Mary Tizita McLaren, Nkosithandile Peme, Adaobi Okwy, Evan Morris, Khalid Salleh, Pamela Moeng, Stephen Embleton Pre-Order

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Black Letter Media exhibiting at Essence Festival Durban!

This weekend, the first ever Essence Festival on African soil is taking place at the Durban ICC. Hosted by eThekwini Municipality, the festival includes a book and art fair titled “ARTiculate Africa” divided into two sections: “Knowledge” and “ART”. The “Knowledge” programme is curated by Tiny Mungwe who has run festivals such as Poetry Africa, […]

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#TBT London Book Fair 2015

While at London Book Fair l Whilst in the thick of the day to day things Mabaso says, “being able to get other voices to trust me with their work is quite gratifying, for them to be able to trust me with their manuscripts and get them out there.” read more at The South African

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Our founder is one of Mzansi’s 100 Young Independents

To keep it simple, Duduzile Mabaso, 34, describes herself as a creative. And it’s easy to see why: she is a writer, editor, designer, publisher and bookseller. Mabaso founded online magazine Poetry Potion in 2007 to showcase pan-African and, more recently, international poets, and in 2011 she created her own publishing company, Black Letter Media (BLM). […]

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Chronicling the South African Contemporary Stories with Kgebetli Moele and Niq Mhlongo

Just over a year ago, I sat down to talk to authors, Kgebetli Moele and Niq Mhlongo about their books, drawing inspiration from our times, as well as about writing and publishing. This was at the 2014 Time of Writer in Durban.

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The Perfect Kiss by Duduzile Mabaso

  “You kiss like a frog!” For once Dlozi was grateful that she had to chop up onions for her mother’s stew. Tears streamed down her face as Lizwe’s horrible words crashed about in her mind. Stupid boy! She had put all her passion into that kiss. The kiss. Their first kiss. Her first kiss. […]

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