I am allowed one lookie-me moment per year

If I had known I’d be seeing six of my words in typesetted/isbn-ed glory, I would have put a bit more pith into them.
Though still, freaking yay! And they send you your very own contributor’s copy. I’ve got nothing but heart for Smith Magazine and HarperCollins.

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I am a writer and photographer (look up my work on www.shootcake.com) based in Johannesburg, South Africa. I have an MA in Creative Writing from the university currently known as Rhodes. My writing accolades include winning the 2014 Writivism Short Story Prize and the 2020 Ingrid Jonker Poetry Prize for my debut collection, Zikr.

10 thoughts on “I am allowed one lookie-me moment per year”

  1. Well done Saaleha!
    You’re right on the top of the page, nogal 🙂

    Hey enjoy your trip 🙂
    How long are you going for?

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