ATS: My home is been destroyed by Developers

By Betty Wakia It was on a bright sunny day, Mekeme was at school reading a book. She goes to Buk Bilong Pikinini School at the hillside of the ATS. She was sitting at the veranda of the school reading, when she saw the big yellow excavator came running down the hill towards her house.Continue reading “ATS: My home is been destroyed by Developers”

SHORT-STORY: Whistles from another world

BY MATHISAH TURI Don’t whistle at night, they say, for you never know who might respond. Especially at night when darkness rules and silence is at it’s greatest. Ten year old Irai had not learned of this superstition. But she knew of the existence of the world beyond ours, where no humans dwell. She sawContinue reading “SHORT-STORY: Whistles from another world”

Welcoming Governor General of PNG to 2019 Goroka Show

By Mercy Frank My name is Mercy Frank and I’m 14 years old from Asaro village, Eastern Highlands province of PNG. I was born on January 17th of 2006. This story is based on how my friends and I welcome the Governor General Sir Bob Dadae to attend the 2019 Goroka show in Eastern HighlandsContinue reading “Welcoming Governor General of PNG to 2019 Goroka Show”

New Children’s Book Announcement

By Caroline Evari I would like to announce the publication of my newly published children’s story book When I grow up which is now available in paperback on amazon for 6.20 US dollars This book is a collaboration with Papua New Guinean female artist Clarisa Alu and poet Bradley Gewa. Inspired by traditional art, everyContinue reading “New Children’s Book Announcement”

ANNOUNCING THE 2ND POETRY MINI-CONTEST

BROUGHT TO YOU BY PLES SINGSING FOR ALL SCHOOL AGE CHILDREN FROM 8 TO 18 YEARS OLD Write a poem for World Environment Day on June 5th. The poem may be in English or in Tok Pisin and we want you to try your hand at translating the poem from or to either language. ForContinue reading “ANNOUNCING THE 2ND POETRY MINI-CONTEST”

A safe place for Paulina and Jerry

*A story about Domestic Violence, how it affects women and children, and the options available for getting help Paulina’s father was a violent man. Every night, he would come home drunk, argue with her mother, and beat her up. Seeing this, Paulina would grab her brother Jerry by his hand, run into her room, lockContinue reading “A safe place for Paulina and Jerry”

Kaiwa and Marumaru the Dwarf

29 October 2020 SANDRAH ISSACH NEW ERIMA PRIMARY SCHOOL, NCD There once was a man named Kaiwa. He lived in Efogi, a Mountain Koiari village in Central Province. Kaiwa loved gardening and worked in his garden plot most days. Many a time, while he was at his garden, he would help other villagers make fencesContinue reading “Kaiwa and Marumaru the Dwarf”