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Poetry Seen: Makhafula Vilakazi – Concerning Blacks

In his first solo show in five years, Makhafula Vilakazi has curated an expression of the quotidian blended with the ideological that concerns blackness in the settler republic. It is a complex mourning and rebellion that places the onus on...

Poetry Video: Eziko Lamaphupho by Sabelo Soko

Sabelo Soko is a Johannesburg based writer, performer from eMkhondo, in Mpumalanga. His writings have been published by Geko Publishing, Reunited Siblings and a recently self-published poetry chapbook which accompanies his latest musical offering, Umkhondo. Soko is a former contributor for...

Book launch: Busisiwe Mahlangu & Sarah Godsell

The second book launch by impepho press brings you another two poetry collections. Busisiwe Mahlangu, winner of Tshwane Speak Out Loud, launches her much anticipated debut collection “Surviving Loss”. Sarah Godsell, finalist for HSS award 2017, launches her second collection, Liquid...

The 22nd Poetry Africa-Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre 15 to 20 October 2018

The popular annual Poetry Africa Festival hosted by the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts (CCA), takes place in Durban from 15 to 20 October 2018. Celebrating its 22nd anniversary, the festival, which is supported through principal funding from...

Poetry Seen: #TheCosmosTribe

Lovers of poetry will experience the first of its kind poetry concert this October when Magnum Opus Poetry presents #TheCosmosTribe at the Wits Great Hall on Saturday the 27th. Literature, art, theatre and live music over spoken word have had...