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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,...

Poet Profile: Hope Netshivhambe

Hope Netshivhambe was born and raised in Venda, South Africa. Hope is a creator, thinker, speaker and a spoken word artist. She started writing at the age of 17 and has not looked back since. Hope holds a marketing diploma...

Poet Profile: iDLE (Botswana)

 iDLE (Keneilwe Mohutsiwa) is a poet and software developer and digital specialist. He has performed at the MIPF (Maun International Poetry Festival), The Swedish Poetry Exchange, Bangwaketse Culture Day and other shows. He has also featured as a walk-in performer...