Don’t miss the virtual book launch of When Secrets Become Stories: Women Speak Out, edited by Sue Nyathi (12 Aug)
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Join Jonathan Ball Publishers for a series of conversations as women speak out and make their Secrets Become Stories.
She was asking for it.
She should have known better.
Bekezela (persevere), she was told.
It’s because I love you, he said.
It’s not that bad, she told herself.
Lorraine Sithole will be in conversation with Sue Nyathi, the editor of When Secrets Become Stories: Women Speak Out, and contributors Melody Zondo, Desiree-Anne Martin and Cathy Park Kelly.
Many women are overcome by a sense of shame when they are sexually or emotionally abused but sharing what was once a secret, helps to break shame’s hold. ‘I am not defined by the abuse I have suffered,’ writes Nyathi. ‘I am not a victim; I am a survivor.’
In When Secrets Become Stories, women from all walks of life, across racial lines, age and income demographics, boldly speak out.
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