Writing is a way for all voices to be heard. That is the principle belief of the Jakes Gerwel Foundation whose goal it is to give those voices help and support through a programme of writing retreats. It’s the legacy of academic activist and linguist the late Jakes Gerwel. Well-established and multi-disciplined writer Rachelle Greef has made an art of mentoring up-coming writers. She is one of the mentors chosen for the Foundations writing retreat this year. Here she shares tips, advice and experience.
The works of Shakespeare have seen any number of incarnations over the centuries. Actor and associate director Buhle Ngaba, talks about performing in the very newest, a reading of a very South African version of Hamlet – online.