DARE DREAM DELIVER NURSES CONFERENCE 2023
The importance of stories in the work you do – Professionals & Patients
Mr Dorian Haarhoff
About Mr Dorian Haarhoff
Dorian Haarhoff, a former Professor of English Literature (UNAM), is a storyteller, poet, wordshop facilitator and mentor. He met Carl Schlettwein in the mid-1990s, and the BAB subsequently published two edited volumes by him with poetry from a new generation of Namibian poets, ‘Personal Memories’ (1996) and ‘The Inner Eye’ (1997). He also edited the volume ‘Seven Letters. HIV/AIDS Stories from Namibian Children’ (2007) and the manual ‘Mirror, Lens and Window. A Workbook on Journaling for Namibian Teachers in Training’ (2014), both published by the BAB Publishing House. With the support of the Carl Schlettwein Foundation, he conducted many creative writing workshops throughout southern Africa, and one in Basel.