Highly Commended Winner in the 2009 Commonwealth Short Story competition for Pulling Seine and Catching Souls
“Gangster Paradise” – published in Issue 3 of Pree – a foremost Caribbean literary magazine. Click here to read the story.
“For me the absolute beauty of this story lies in the author’s ability to put the reader right there, not only in Carson’s home but in his heart and mind as well.” Lorraine Mace on choosing Lisa-Anne’s story, Worn Gaze, for second place in the UK Writers Forum short story competition, Sept 2015
My writing straddles genres and geographical boundaries
women and gender
I have been a gender and development activists for most of my adult life. Writing for NGOs and development donors, I have delved into many social issues affecting women. Click here for my latest article on 16 Days of Activism of No Violence against Women and Children, my take on Africa’s First Ladies and sex workers and sexual and reproductive health.
My love for photography married my passion for writing when I compiled a profile on Photospeak. This is a community programme aimed at equipping young people in the townships of the Western Cape, with cameras and motorbikes in order for them to document their own social realities. Also check out my piece on African philanthropy and policy.