Keletso Mopai

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Keletso Mopai is a South African storyteller and author of the acclaimed collection of short stories If You Keep Digging. She is currently pursuing an MA in creative writing at the University of Cape Town. Her works have been published in highly regarded publications and listed for short story prizes. Keletso studied chemistry and geology, and has a Bachelor of Science honours degree in geology.  She tweets from @KeletsoMopai


Cover Photo: A photograph of Rain Queen Makobo Modjadji VI at her coronation in 2003, wearing gold jewelry and seated on an ornate chair
Can You Please Say Something in Khelobedu?

For me, Khelobedu is a language, a culture, home. For most South Africans, it doesn’t exist.

Nov 12, 2019