Durban is currently the hub for the exchange of knowledge and literature as the 22nd Annual Time of the Writer Festival continues.
Guest writer and newcomer, ex Generation’s actress, Pan-African media expert and activist and published author, Rosie Motene, spoke about her first book, "Reclaiming the Soil: A Black Girl’s Struggle To Find Her African Self".
Last year, the book was chosen for the One City, One Book campaign and had an overwhelming response from it’s readers from different types of communities and territories who resonated with it.
It talks about Motene’s journey to find her true identity after growing up during apartheid with the white family her mother worked for. Rosie had access to the best of everything but as a black girl she floundered without her own culture or language.