Ba re e ne re 2019 national writing competition for students

This year (2019) we held a nation-wide creative-writing competition in partnership with Peace Corps Lesotho.   This contest was open to all primary, secondary, and high school students. The competition was split into three categories: Grade 6 and 7, Forms A-C, and Forms D-E. The first-place composition in each category will receive prizes and public … Continue reading Ba re e ne re 2019 national writing competition for students

International Literacy Day dialogue le Balisa.

Ba re e ne re was invited to collaborate with the Lesotho Council of NGOs (LCN) and Lesotho Association of Non-formal Education (LANFE) in hosting a community dialogue with Herders (Balisa) in Sefikeng, Berea on 10 September 2019. The aim of the outreach was to promote the value of literacy and education among Balisa. The initiative was also … Continue reading International Literacy Day dialogue le Balisa.

Jumpstarting 2019 with a Creative Writing Workshop

Ba re e ne re kicked off 2019 by leading a free creative writing workshop aimed at novice writers. The workshop, held at Alliance Francaise de Maseru consisted of 5 activities designed to stimulate and refine story ideas. The workshop was in high demand with over 30 people in attendance, and we didn't turn anyone … Continue reading Jumpstarting 2019 with a Creative Writing Workshop

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