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Maxine Case

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Waking Up Early for the CT Book Fair!

Cape Town Book Fair LogoOn Saturday 16 June I will be taking part in the panel discussion, “How do black writers write about white experience and vice versa?” The discussion will be led by André Brink and other writers on the panel include Walton Golightly, Johnny Masilela and Ken Barris. This is part of the Kwela Coffee Hour and takes place at 10h00 in the Via Afrika Lounge (F1).

On Sunday 17 June, I will be in conversation with Mark Espin from 09h45 – 10h30 at the Centre for the Book stand (Q3).

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Before I go

It is a frantic Friday morning and there is still so much to do. I’m at work, trying to finish a million last minute things, one of which is updating this blog.

Tomorrow (19 May) I will be taking part in the English festival at Parow High School. The discussion topic is Writing from a child’s perspective. Sello Mahapaletsa will be joining me on the panel. It starts at 9:50.

Then Jamaica here I come!

Thanks for landing

Welcome to my first real post. Someone called Ben Williams has been impersonating me – writing posts attributed to me. Of course it’s been a big help since the last time I tried to set up a blog, it got lost in cyberspace.

An Interview with the Sunday Times

The Sunday Times ran an interview with me this weekend, and while self-promotion is something I try to avoid, I enjoyed the conversation with journalist Lauren Cohen, and – who knows? – you might too.

Here’s the link for the Maxine Case fan club (kidding!):

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