Book funding campaign is live!

The campaign to publish our short story collection is live! Please contribute if you can and spread the love to support the literary revolution in Lesotho! https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/ba-re-e-ne-re-short-story-collection-from-lesotho-book/x/319732#/ Be part of Lesotho's literary revolution Ba re e ne re was founded in 2011 when local visionary Liepollo Rantekoa hosted the first Ba re e ne re Literature … Continue reading Book funding campaign is live!

Announcing the 2016 Lesotho Story Anthology

Friends of Ba re e ne re, we're extremely excited to announce that starting 1 May 2016 we'll be accepting submission for a short story collection we plan to publish this year. Please read the guidance below (also on our website) and submit your stories. Thank you for spreading the word! https://bareenere.com/anthology/ Anthology Submission Guidelines … Continue reading Announcing the 2016 Lesotho Story Anthology

SHORT STORY: ‘The untitled story of my life’ by Mpho Leteka

We hope you enjoy the final chapter of our freedom of creative expression writing series. This is 'The untitled story of my life' by Mpho Leteka. --- Lately the memory of my mother keeps popping up at unexpected moments. The littlest things spark a memory; they have me wondering how she felt when it struck her … Continue reading SHORT STORY: ‘The untitled story of my life’ by Mpho Leteka

SHORT STORY: ‘A journey of discovery’ by ‘Mamohau Thetsane

The “Freedom of Creative Expression” stories continue with "A journey of discovery" by 'Mamohau Thetsane --- It felt amazingly weird at first; everything around me seemed to have rhythm, an inexplicable yet beautiful melody that I could not understand. More amazing was the uncontrollable urge for me to reach for a pen and paper, to … Continue reading SHORT STORY: ‘A journey of discovery’ by ‘Mamohau Thetsane

SHORT STORY: From the lips of ghosts by Mafa Maiketso

The “Freedom of Creative Expression” stories continue with From the lips of ghosts by Mafa Maiketso. --- The white-bearded ghost howled and screamed in blood curdling grunts which shook and rattled the stern-looking trees, robust rocks, wet stones, rusting gates and decaying buildings in the vast wasteland nearby. The ghost was going to die again. … Continue reading SHORT STORY: From the lips of ghosts by Mafa Maiketso