Tag: duduzile zamantungwa mabaso

Black Letter Media at Abantu Book Festival

So, y’all know the inaugural Abantu Book Festival is happening this December, right? 8-10 December at Soweto Theatre, Jabulani and Eyethu Art Gallery in Mofolo. The day events are free and the evening events are R20. So the line up is insane and I’m just excited and honoured to be part of the programme. I have […]

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We’re announcing the winner for The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story! Vol 2 at #JBF

Join us at Jozi Book Fair as we announce the long awaited winner of our short story competition – The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the Short Story! We’ll be reading and discussing stories from the first volume published in 2012 and the upcoming volume of The Short Story is Dead, Long Live the […]

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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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#FlashFictionFriday: In the Eye by duduzile zamantungwa mabaso

this week’s #FlashFictionFriday, less than a minute to enjoy it. She should’ve been storming. Exploding, crashing, tearing hair out. Tossing the wig. Screaming. Losing it. But something had settled. Cut through the chaos. Slipped through the din. Landed in her centre and quietened. She wouldn’t call it peace. Not with all the bedlam. There would […]

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#FlashFictionFriday: written in blood by duduzile zamantungwa mabaso

Do you write any flash fiction? Our publisher wrote one this morning : “She woke up one morning. Found he was gone. A note on the mirror, “Decided to fade to black.” Written in blood.” duduzile zamantungwa mabaso If you liked this story, give it a star rating below and leave a comment too.   [star_rating […]

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Cover this

  These are short short stories. Bits of experiences meant to fit into your holidays, your real life adventure. Little love affairs, short intervals that are slightly scary, romantic, full of whimsy. Steamy escapes and sweet acts of love.  Featuring stories by Ilze Hugo, Lebogang Tlou, Liam Kruger, Megan Ross, Zimkhitha Sulelo, Boipelo Maetla, Catherine […]

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