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Call For Submissions: Poetry Potion 12 (CLOSED)

This is a call for the Poetry Potion Print Quarterly 12 This edition of Poetry Potion will launch in September and is focused on exploring the idea of The Others. Who or what exactly are The Others? “In dichotomies crucial [...]

July 31, 2017 editorial

editorial: Love & Compassion

The impulse to write is often driven by something that we can’t always explain. When we’re younger and don’t know any better, our words flow, overflow, from a place that seems to have no bottom. When we know better, words [...]

July 25, 2017 current issue, editorial

Poetry Potion Print Quarterly 11 Cover reveal

Poetry Potion is proud to reveal the cover for our latest Poetry Potion Print Quarterly. The Poetry Potion Print Quarterly 11 cover illustration is designed by the talented Megan Ross and this edition is themed love & Compassion. The 25 [...]

July 24, 2017 current issue, editorial

Announcing our new Logo. (Peep my aesthetics!)

In celebration of 10 years of online, we are proud to announce the launch of our new logo. This forms part of the new evolutionary journey is embarking on, that will see a steady roll-out of changes across [...]

July 24, 2017 editorial

Not sure why, but…

Firstly, I am honoured to now be part of an organization that has consistently provided young creative minds with a platform to express themselves. In an age where access to space and outlets depends on association or the weight of [...]

July 10, 2017 editorial, essays

We have a New Editor!

Poetry Potion has been my passion for the past ten years. This space is about finding new voices and giving them a platform to share their work. It’s about making the access to poetry easier for readers from around the [...]

July 10, 2017 editorial

Call For Submissions: Poetry Potion 11 (CLOSED)

This is a call for print quarterly number eleven. This edition of Poetry Potion will launch in March. In keeping with tradition this edition focuses on themes around human rights, humanity. This edition is inspired by this quote – “Love and compassion are [...]

January 16, 2017 editorial

Poetry Potion 10… Cover Reveal

Our latest edition of Poetry Potion is about to hit the streets! Featuring poems from: Anthea Paelo, Modest Dhlakama, Christopher Kudyahakudadorwe, DeeAnds, Kariuki wa Nyamu, Tshepi Makhatha, Megan Ross, Caitlin Spring, Makhanani, Norbert Góra, The Motion, LeseLovesLord, Kela Griot, Ruth [...]

October 18, 2016 editorial

Word on Plagiarism, Redscar McOdindo K’Oyuga and Poetry Potion 10

Here we are, three days later still trying to make sense of the shitstorm unleashed by the statement from The Missing Slate. That one of the poets many of us saw as showing a promising future in our small poetry pond [...]

October 12, 2016 editorial

Watch poet Juliane Bitek announce the winning of the Inaugural Okot p’Bitek Prize

I had the pleasure of being a judge for this unique prize. While Juliane could not be at Writivism to announce the winner, she was able to record her speech and made the announcements of who had won. The shortlisted [...]

September 2, 2016 editorial, Uncategorized