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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Holden Caulfield

My grandfather was just as handsome as Jerome David Salinger. We weren’t Jewish though, or at least I never went to the best schools. I never...

The genius of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell

Old friend, loving sister, this is goodbye. I’m journeying once again into the wilderness, but this time without you. I promise you that I won’t think...

Came here to forget the book thief

“You’re misbehaving. You’re misbehaving, Emily. Go to your room. Write if you must. Your verses.” “I’m humming. I’m singing. I’m happy. You should be happy for me. Seldom...

The Fort: The Oliver Tambo University

The main reason for this proposal is that many, if not all, my teachers at the South End High School received their education at the aforementioned...

The Teenager and Suicide

The escalation in the number of teenagers who have suicidal thoughts, attempt suicide and commit suicide has called for a reappraisal of this sad state of affairs....

The forgotten world of female silence (around issues of mental cruelty and abandonment)

I think of victims of abuse. Have I been a victim of abuse all of this time, all of these twenty years? Father says I have...

Symptoms of depression: As told by Dr Ambrose Cato George to Abigail George

What is depression Life in South Africa can result in us having good and bad feelings. Sometimes we feel happy and sometimes we feel sad. However, when...

Domestic Violence

It is too cold to swim but she takes his hand. It is beach weather but it is still too cold to swim. She knows she...

The Filmmaker

Stay with her and protect your family. But especially protect your daughters, you need that the most. They need that the most. Already you are a...

The Prayer

This is goodbye. Saying goodbye to a sister who is going to teach English overseas. I haven’t got time for the pain. When I’m through with...

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