Author Spotlight: J.T. Lawrence

Author Spotlight: J.T. Lawrence

JT Lawrence is an author, playwright and bookdealer based in Parkhurst, Johannesburg. She is the mother of two small boys and lives in a house with a red front door. She has written various plays for SAFM including ‘The Shelter’, ‘Unspilling the Milk’, ‘Every Breath You Take’, and serials, the most recent being the crime drama ‘Jigsaw’. Her short story collection ‘Sticky Fingers’ was broadcast in the last quarter of 2015, and will be available as a paperback and ebook in 2016. Her first novel, ‘The Memory of Water’ (2011), is about a writer who would do anything for a story. Her 2015 offering, ‘Why You Were Read more »

Sticky Fingers

Sticky Fingers

Title: Sticky Fingers Author: JT Lawrence Genre: Short stories Book procurement: Received a copy from the author for an honest review. Available on Amazon from the 28 July 2016. Synopsis: Diverse, dark-humoured, and deliciously bite-sized, this compelling collection of 12 short stories by JT Lawrence include: ‘Escape’ — a story about about a suicidal baby who knows he was born into the wrong life, and has to get creative to take measures correct the mistake, much to his mother’s horror. ‘The Itch’ — a story about an intense, uncontrollable, unexplainable itch that lands the protagonist in a mental institution. ‘Bridge Gate’ — In this poignant Read more »