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My writing straddles genres and geographical boundaries


I’ve taken advantage of porous borders and found we’re so much more alike than we are different. Click here for my visit to the 9/11 Museum in New York, my travels through Warsaw, my musings on global sites of conscience, 48 hrs in London and travels through Barbados, India and Dubai.


“Gangster Paradise”  – published in Issue 3 of the Caribbean literary magazine, Pree .

My short stories God Save the Queen and Mama Dearest were published in Potbake Productions and Femrite anthologies respectively. Click here to read my interview with Contemporary Romance Writers

women and gender

Community Voices 

Community philanthropy or local giving is known by many names in Africa. Check out my piece on African philanthropy and policy and the connection between African and Jewish philanthropy.

The Night Of the Shifting Sands…and other stories

Read my reflections on being a survivor of crime  – The Night of the Shifting SandsRead a First Page Surgery from Mslexia – an insightful critique of the first page of my  novel, If You Save Me. 

Click here for my interview with eTV’s Sindy Mabe about my novella More Than Friends?

O, The Oprah Magazine 

Writing for O Magazine has been a highlight of my writing career. Click here for When Pregnancy HurtsFree SpiritLong Distance Mom, Therapy,  The Write Kind of Love 


My kids have given me a lot of material for writing over the years. Click here to to read about moms who gave birth in foreign countries, Road Trippin from Cape Town to Johannesburg and When Mom and Dad Parent Differently.  

Click here for my article in Psychologies Magazine on losing my dad 

New African Magazine 

Writing for New African Magazine was often a way to bridge my love for the Caribbean and Africa. Click here to read The Life and Times of King SugarAfrica Calling and Blood is Thicker Than Water.

The now defunct BL!NK Magazine was a fantastic magazine with an uplifting gaze on black men. Click here to read my articles on abortion, human trafficking and femicide

An extract of my novel, If You Save Me. 

Listen to my Highly Commended story Pulling Seine and Catching Souls from the 2009 Commonwealth Short Story competition.