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Poet Profile: Thando Fuze

Thando Fuze is a Durban based Modern Contemporary Spoken Word Artist, Writer, Founder of SHEfted MInds, Arts Events Co-ordinator and Director at FuzeArtCo.  Groomed under the guidance and mentorship of Dr Gcina Mhlophe, Fuze is one of a few prominent...

Poet Profile: Wazi M. Kunene

Wazi M Kunene is a poet, storyteller, translator and all-round performing artist who obtained her BA Degree from Rhodes University. To simply call her the author of her latest limited edition anthology, Deluge in Swarga (2017) is to carelessly disregard...

Book Review: Collective Amnesia by Koleka Putuma

Collective Amnesia by Koleka Putuma, is arguably one of the most intriguing collections of poetry to come out of South Africa. Putuma’s first collection of poetry struck me as a beautiful disruption: A loud, unapologetic voice yelling back at the...

On Plagiarism and Blank Pages.

plagiarism noun  pla·gia·rism  \ ˈplā-jə-ˌri-zəm also -jē-ə- \ Definition : an act of copying the ideas or words of another person without giving credit to that person -Merriam Webster Dictionary You saw the definition right? Don’t be that guy. Please. Plagiarism in the poetry world is nothing...

Poet Profile: Toni Stuart

Toni Stuart is a South African poet, performer and spoken word educator. She was born in Cape Town in 1983, and grew up in the city. Her poetry has been published in: Looking Back, Going Forward: Young Voices on Freedom...