Sleeping Under Kitchen Tables in the Northern Areas (The Broken Family, #1)

Sleeping Under Kitchen Tables in the Northern Areas (The Broken Family, #1)

Abigail George / Oct 20, 2019

Sleeping Under Kitchen Tables in the Northern Areas The Broken Family I have been watching the slow demise of youth into the scourge of gangs addiction pornography rape depression alcoholism teenage pregnancy families headed up by single parents in the Northern A

  • Title: Sleeping Under Kitchen Tables in the Northern Areas (The Broken Family, #1)
  • Author: Abigail George
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 323
  • Format: Unknown Binding
  • I have been watching the slow demise of youth into the scourge of gangs, addiction, pornography, rape, depression, alcoholism, teenage pregnancy, families headed up by single parents in the Northern Areas and I have decided that I must make a concerted effort to make my own positive contribution to society I hope I am doing this in a small way with my literary endeavoursI have been watching the slow demise of youth into the scourge of gangs, addiction, pornography, rape, depression, alcoholism, teenage pregnancy, families headed up by single parents in the Northern Areas and I have decided that I must make a concerted effort to make my own positive contribution to society I hope I am doing this in a small way with my literary endeavours and every book that I write The kids I went to school with has inspired me to do this The people of the Northern Areas has inspired me to do this Many young, unemployed young men and women of the Northern Areas are recovering alcoholic and drug addicts In order for me to work through and release some of the traumatic experiences that I experienced, watching young people slowly destroy themselves I decided to write a book series The first book in the series being a collection of short stories mostly on teenage promiscuity The name of the book is Sleeping under Kitchen Tables in Helenvale The next two books in the series will also be collections of short stories Elizabeth Donkin will be on relationships, depression and mental illness by renowned figures in history and plain wallflower stories and The Broken Family will deal with issues on family health and wellbeing.

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      • Abigail George

        Abigail George studied film and television production for a short while, which was followed by a brief stint as a trainee at a production house She is a writer and poet She is not purely devoted to poetry but to pursuing writing fulltime Storytelling for her has always been a phenomenal way of communicating and making a connection with other people.Abigail George was born in the Eastern Cape and raised in Port Elizabeth, South Africa She was schooled there, in Swaziland and Johannesburg Both her parents were educationalists.She received writing grants from the National Arts Council in Gauteng for poetry and manuscript development, a grant from the Centre for the book in Cape Town for poetry and a grant from ECPACC in East London for a collection of short stories Ovi Finland s English Online Magazine brought out a collection of her work in an e book of her work 2012 She has been published numerously in print and online magazines in South Africa Writing Works A Portal for South African Writers and Poets, Carapace, New Contrast, Ons Klyntji, Upbeat, Tribute, Echoes Literary Journal, ITCH, and OuLitnet 2006 2011, Litnet s poetry blog, Sun Belly Press, Kotaz, Botsotso, Timbila as well as online in the United States, Canada, Finland, England, South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Turkey, and Zimbabwe After leaving Mr Muirhead will be her fifth book Her body of work includes poetry and short stories Africa Where Art Thou, Feeding the Beasts, All about My Mother and Winter in Johannesburg She writes in English Her poetry has been described as being a penetrating view of the psyche of the post apartheid youth It is not about apartheid it is about the selfishness and individualism of the rich It is not about gender issues it is about the pain, loss and survival of a numbed youth whom suicide personified overwhelms, yet they paradoxically still feel invincible The seasons speak to the fragile, fleeting nature of relationships of the youth their rootlessness authority that they view as unstable and adults as vacant a seemingly unattainable purity that they seek while uttering a clarion call to see me, know me Penetrating, profound, intense and grave Her father is the bestselling author of South End As We Knew It and the writer of South End The Aftermath which dealt with the forced removals and the Group Areas Act promulgated during apartheid South Africa , South End The Workbook Depression A Sufferer s Perspective, and various pamphlets on mental health awareness.Her work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize.


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