negative criticism: kenyan writers

The world of literary criticism can be a tricky world. Some books are being elevated to heaven, other books are send to hell.

How does a writer reflect on criticism of his own work? Will he respond publicly? Will she accept it, or at least ponder it?

Read what Zukiswa Wanner has to say about it in this article. She tells also about her personal experience.

It may have your name on the cover but when a manuscript becomes a book, and is in retail spaces, it becomes less yours and more the reader’s. And readers, as much as writers, are shaped by their experiences. PHOTO | FILE

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