An Uncommon Q & A with travel Writer Don Pinnock

By Roelien Steenkamp Don Pinnock tutors the travel Writing Course at SA Writers’ College. Former editor of Getaway Magazine, Don is also the author of 13 books and has written countless travel articles for magazines and newspapers. He is a director of Southern Write, an association of top travel writers and photographers in Africa. His books include The Brotherhoods: Street Gangs and State Control, Gangs, Rituals and Rites of Passage, Natural Selections, African Journeys, Loveletters to Africa, Writing Left (a biography

Spotlight on travel Writer Yvonne van Dongen

 YVONNE VAN DONGEN has been a travel editor and writer for over 20 years. She's edited the travel section of the largest newspaper in New Zealand as well as the country's first dedicated glossy travel magazine. She's worked at Conde Nast Traveler in New York. Yvonne has won over 19 prestigious travel writing awards including a fellowship to study travel writing at Cambridge University. Yvonne van Dongen tutors the travel Writing Course at NZ Writers' College.     Q. How did you become a writer? Tell us

Graduate Success Story: travel Writing and Writing for the Web Course

Angela Pearse completed the travel Writing Course and the Writing for the Web Course at NZ Writers' College ( in 2009 and 2010 respectively. One of our top students at the college, we were keen to find out how Angela is doing as a writer.   An Interview with Angela Pearse   What writing successes have you had since completing your course? I’ve completed two courses with the NZ Writers' College, the travel Writing Course and the Writing for the Web Course. Since completing both courses I