The Maskew Miller Longman Writing Workshop

Pearson South Africa will host a free Writers Workshop on 28 February 2017 as part of the Maskew Miller Longman Literature Awards. The Workshop will take place in Cape Town and broadcast to Johannesburg.

The workshop will be presented by award winning children's author, Lesley Beake. Lesley has been involved with writing and editing children’s stories for twenty five years and has published close to 80 books. All her stories are set in Africa and are rich in African imagery and landscape. They vary from picture books for the very young, to novels for teenagers, with a good spread of stories for all ages in between. 

Date: Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Venue: Park Inn,29 Heerengracht St, Foreshore, Cape Town (map) OR
Protea Boardroom, Pearson Building, Pearson Institute of Higher Education,
44 Alsatian Road, Glen Austin, Extension 3, Midrand, Gauteng (map)*

Time: 08.30 for 09.00 - 16.00

Please note that the workshop is free of charge, we only ask that you come ready to be inspired.

We trust that Lesley will provide guidance and inspire you in this course. Should you have any queries, please feel free to contact us at

Should you be interested in attending please complete the application form below.

Writing Workshop Application