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Opvoeding | Education > Slypskole | Workshops

The Writer’s Circle: Annual Writing Seminar


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Annual Writing Seminar
The Oaks, Richmond
27-29 May 2011

Guest speakers:
Cameron Ewart-Smith
Editor of Getaway Magazine and based in Cape Town, Ewart-Smith is an author, photographer and editor interested in all forms of communication media.

Hamilton Wende

Guest lecturer in creative writing and non-fiction narrative at Wits, Rhodes and UCT, Wende has six published novels, the latest, House of War is a thriller based in Afghanistan. It has been published by Penguin.

Trevor Corbett

Corbett is a counter-intelligence strategist for the National Intelligence Service (NIS) who worked as an investigator in the NIS’s organised crime and corruption unit. He is a musician and film maker with an honours degree in Criminology.

Eivind Gjøsund

A motivational speaker, Gjøsund has a novel published by Viking, called Ubuntu. It’s described as a book of ‘motivational messages, myths and legends from the heart of Ancient African Wisdom.’

Graham Lancaster

SAWC Quill Award winning author, with the novel to be made into a motion picture; 2010 American Pushcart Poetry nominee; 2010 English Academy of Southern Africa poetry judge; 2011 English Academy of Southern Africa Gold Medal proposal, he writes in ten genres from the many eclectic facets of his adventurous life. With 31 published books, and widely published in anthologies, his poetry and teenage adventure series are taught in schools. 


For two nights’ accommodation including meals (Friday supper to Sunday lunch), with theme dinner on Saturday night; seminar fees and notes: (Single supplement: R250)

  • Members: R1450.
  • Non-members: R1650

Day only seminar fees, including lunch (per day):

  • Members: R350.
  • Non-members: R400

For two nights’ accommodation and meals only (for spouses / guests not attending the seminar): R1150 (sharing); R250 (single supplement).
To book:
Please note that all bookings must be done through Merilyn Tomkins. Contact Merilyn via email at tomkinsme@webafrica.org.za (50% deposit must be made with all bookings.)