Lauri Kubuitsile's Writing CV
"Letter from Botswana"
2. Columnist April 2010 – present
A column about writing and books
8. Kwaito Love (April 2010) Sapphire Press an imprint of Kwela Books South Africa
11. Anything for Money (third book in the Detective Kate Gomolemo series) , Vivlia 2011
13. Mr Not Quite Good Enough July 2011 Sapphire Press an imprint of Kwela Books South Africa
14. In the Spirit of McPhineas Lata and Other Stories, ebook, HopeRoad-London, December 2011
15. Love in the Shadows April 2012, Sapphire Press, a romance/thriller
A Pot Full of Tears- short story
The Collector of Lives- short story
The Dandelion Wishers- short story
The Test- short story
The Christmas Wedding - short story
The Christmas Wedding- short story
The Solar Heater- short story
15. Sanlam Prize for Children’s
16. El Gouna Writers’
17. Golden Baobab November 2010
First Place in senior category with the story "The Mechanic's Son"
Highly commended in the junior category with the story "Lightning and the Thunderers"
18. Caine Prize Shortlist 2011 for "In the Spirit of McPhineas Lata"
SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS/ WORKSHOPS/MEDIA EVENTS
Poetavango International Poetry Festival March 2011 Maun Botswana Facilitated writing workshop
Westwood International School Gaborone Botswana 2010/2009/2008
Talk on my writing and reading and writing in Botswana
Maru-a-Pula School Gaborone Botswana February 2011
Held various talks and workshops for groups of students over two days. Included a discussion on scriptwriting and two creative writing workshops
Mahalapye Education Centre Mahalapye Botswana 15 February 2011
Discussed my book, The Fatal Payout, which is a prescribed book for junior secondary school students, with a group of junior secondary school teachers
Space for Thought Literary Festival London School of Economics United Kingdom 16-19 February 2011
Spoke on the publishing climate in Botswana and South Africa and the differences between our situaiton and the publishing scene in UK. Also read excerpt of one of my short stories.