Anita Lakshmi Powell is a radio/TV journalist who covers Southern Africa. She was born in Australia to immigrant parents, moved to Texas as a child and has lived in six countries as an adult. She now lives in Johannesburg with her family, which stars her two-year-old daughter. She is very grateful to Commonwealth Writers for publishing this piece, her first submission to a fiction contest.
adda is looking for new writing on the theme of climate change. We are seeking poetry, fiction and – in particular – non-fiction. Deadline 31 January 2020.Find out more