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

SHORT STORY: “Rear-ended” by Pontšo Mpholle

Our next story from Ba re e ne re‘s recent “Freedom of creative expression” writing contest is the provactive Rear-ended by Pontšo Mpholle. This was another one of our 3 contest prize-winners. Enjoy! *** So, my nudity makes you uncomfortable? Good. That is the whole point of art, to make people uncomfortable; to evoke-provoke-invoke emotions and incite cognitive tumult … Continue reading SHORT STORY: “Rear-ended” by Pontšo Mpholle

Niq Mhlongo to give keynote address at Ba re e ne re

We're proud to announce that South African author Niq Mhlongo will give our keynote address this year at the Ba re e ne re Literature Festival reception. On September 5th at Alliance Française de Maseru, he'll be speaking about supporting a new generation of readers and writers. Accept our event invite here:https://www.facebook.com/events/1443778395902976/ Full programme and … Continue reading Niq Mhlongo to give keynote address at Ba re e ne re