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POET PROFILE: Tobi Abiodun

Oloruntobiloba Abiodun, known as Tobi Abiodun, is a Nigerian poet and spoken word artist born in 1994 in Benin City, Edo State. His work has been described as eyes looking around and into its own body. His writings have been...

Poet Profile: Soetry

Born and bred in Pollen, a small village in Limpopo, Solly Ramatswi, also known as Soetry, moulds the imagery of his village to write poems about black boys and his experience. Having the experience of living in both the village...

Poet Profile: Belita Andre

Belita Andre is a Johannesburg based spoken word artist of Nigerian and Namibian descent. Her writing has been welcomed on the Basha Uhuru Freedom Fest​ stage. The 21-year-old poet has gone from performing at Something's Cooking By J-​ owned by...

Poet Profile: Shibombi Baloyi

Shibombi Baloyi is the founder and director at Kutsala publishing. A writer, entrepreneur and publisher who studied drama at the Market Theatre laboratory, Filmmaking at the Virginia Community College, Creative writing at the Long Island University and Business with St...

Our Words, Our Worlds: Writing on Black South African Women Poets, 2000–2018

Our Words, Our Worlds : Writing on Black South African Women Poets, 2000-2018 is an anthology compiled and edited by Poet, anthropologist and writer Makhosazana Xaba. Recently launched by UKZN Press this anthology boasts views and reflections from over twenty women,...