Abigail George

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Abigail George is an author, a screenwriter and an award winning poet. She is a Pushcart Prize, two-time Best of the Net nominated, Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Prize longlisted, Writing Ukraine Prize shortlisted, Identity Theory's Editor's Choice, Ink Sweat Tears Pick of the Month poet/writer, and 2023 Winner of the Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award. She is a two-time recipient of grants from the National Arts Council, one from the Centre of the Book and another from ECPACC. She won a national high school writing competition in her teens. She was interviewed by BBC Radio 4, and for AOL.com, the USA Today Network and The Tennessean. Follow her on Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram @abigailgeorgepoet.

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Finding Christ In Poetry

The conditioned thinking intellectualism, identity politics and the "silent" evidence of the solitary genius of my father Dr Ambrose Cato George has played a...

Facing The Election Campaigns In South Africa

I am the proverbial clown but I am also the tiger, back arching ready to attack my prey if my domain is encroached upon....

Looking over the Eastern Cape “hills of tomorrow” found in South Africa

In my heart of hearts, I am, you are, at this meeting point, but is it a reference, a beginning, just a starting block...

After the war, I found myself in Amsterdam

I like to take long walks and imagine that we are somehow together again. Night falls and I find myself surrounded by darkness in...

A Bipolar Self-Portrait: Living My Best Life Instead Of Suffering In Silence

I am an author, poet and essayist. I am also a blogger, novelist and screenwriter. I have written over twenty books. I am forty-four...

Schizophrenia

Whilst not as common as other mental illnesses, schizophrenia does affect an estimated 24 million people around the world. Unfortunately there is a lack...

Sane: A Bipolar Life

I have endured the worst possible case scenario. Being locked up in a mental institution for six months while in my late teens, early...

The Grandmaster’s Strategy

A man, with the synergy of an ex-soldier and pastoral counselor took my smile and turned it into a parachute. It grew wings and...

Love: The Promised Land

Once isolation was my plan. Once that was all I wanted and today I am unlimited in all of my thinking. I am weak...

When Virgil Was In My Arms I Had Paris In The Springtime On My Mind And All I Wrote Was Poetry

The Bible Says You Are Fearfully And Wonderfully Made. For Khanyile Joseph Mlotshwa. I think of your synergy. How the rain saved me. That...

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