Why write? Why publish? Why read? Find out at the launch of This Is How It Is: True Stories from South Africa
More about the book!
The Life Righting Collective and Love Books invite you to the launch of This Is How It Is: True Stories from South Africa.
Dawn Garisch, a founder member of the Life Righting Collective, will be in conversation with Arja Salafranca about:
Why write? Why publish? Why read?
There will be also be readings from the anthology.
This Is How It Is is a ‘refreshing, poignant and wide-ranging’ (Helen Moffett) collection of real life experiences: 52 stories, prose and poetry, that tell of a man who is anxious about an HIV test; a child with an alarming nose for gossip and a girl who is saved by the enemy in a war zone. Some of the writers are grieving the loss of a child or struggling with addiction, abuse, bullying or betrayal.
Date: 16 August 2018
Time: 18:00 for 18:30
Venue: Love Books, Melville