Editorial: The Others

“The torture of being the unseen object, and constantly observed subject.” – Amiri Baraka Identifying ”The Others” is all about power dynamics. It is the messy intersection and interaction of multiple identities, mixed with toxic socializing, body scaling and the assumed...

Bigger than I by Chan

Suffering wild and unknown My pained giants now grown I look to what I have endeavoured My soul tattered and weathered

A Poem A Day Writing Prompt 17 March 2018

1 rule: SUBMIT YOUR BEST WORK “What time did to me…” use the form below to submit For more info about A Poem A Day click here

The All Gift by Charl Landsberg

I suppose if our Lord set us up to fail, what better game to play than be foil. A tear to men's ship's sail. An albatross to your army’s toil.

Album Review: Umkhondo by Poet Sabelo Soko

Zulu Poet Sabelo Soko returns with Umkhondo, his debut album after his EP in 2014.That the first album of 2017, reflecting the spread of the gloomy period in South Africa would come from a poet feels tremendously appropriate. This, as...

The 2018 Sol Plaatje EU Poetry Award & Anthology

The Jacana Literary Foundation (JLF) is thrilled to announce that submissions for the eighth annual Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award and Anthology are now open until 30 March 2018! This award and anthology are made possible through ongoing support...