PDBY interviewed the University of Pretoria’s own Caitlin Tallack, author of debut poetry collection, A Birthday Card in May. Caitlin gives us insight into self-publishing, being an author, and her unique view of the creative process.
A Birthday Card in May is a beautifully structured debut poetry anthology, written by a local University of Pretoria student, Caitlin Tallack. It is a collection that has been created by discipline and creativity alike. The poetry expresses the duality of being, combined with the complexity and rawness of feeling.
PDBY had the pleasure of interviewing the author of Invisible Strings, Naledi Mashishi. Invisible Strings is Naledi’s debut novel and in this interview, she elaborates on some major concepts covered in the book.
Thinking about the future, especially a career path, is scary and oftentimes anxiety inducing. This may be the case for someone who is not interested in the classic lawyer, doctor, or accountant route. If you are a lover of books then you are in luck, because there are many jobs for people who simply love words. You have all heard the phrase, “if you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life”, so here are a few viable options for people who love reading and would like to channel their favourite hobby into a career.