Let words rain and reign

All writings by: Makewana's Daughters

Admin at Makewana's Daughters  •   48 articles

Let words rain and reign

Make Tawo: the door-to-door vegetable seller


Makewana's Daughters


 MD: So everyone calls you Make Tawo. What is your  given name? MT (Laughs): My real name is Alinafe Bale. Of course, Bale is my husband’s name, so I’m actually Alinafe MD: So everyone calls
Read more

Filming Lilongwe: Interview with Joyce Mhango-Chavula


Makewana's Daughters


Makewana’s Daughters (MD): First of all, congratulations for winning the award of Best Movie (Southern Africa) on Movie Magic. Can you tell us more about what inspired the film? Joyce Mhango-Chavula (JM-C): Thank you. In
Read more

AN INTERVIEW WITH TSITSI DANGAREMBGA


Makewana's Daughters


In July this year, the Story Club invited renowned Zimbabwean novelist and film maker, Tsitsi Dangarembga, to an arts festival held in Lilongwe. Makewana’s Daughters were privileged to be amongst those who were called to
Read more

Metathesis


Makewana's Daughters


This is when syllables in a word, or words in a sentence, are deliberately re-arranged. It may be because the writer wants to create a comic effect, or because the sentence develops a particular rhythm
Read more

Nerdy Niva: Writers NEVER sleep


Makewana's Daughters

niva3