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And the winner is… African Poetry Prize Announced

The Brunel University African Poetry Prize was announced yesterday. Judged by Kwame Dawes, Kadija George, Mpalive Msiska, Daljit Nagra and Chair, Bernardine Evaristo; the winner was selected from this short list: Viola Allo (Cameroon); Inua Ellams (Nigeria); Amy Lukau (Angola); Liyou...

A Poem A Day writing prompt 5 May 2014

this week’s writing prompt: “Dig within. There lies the well-spring of good: ever dig, and it will ever flow.” Marcus Aurelius 1 rule: SUBMIT YOUR BEST WORK use the form below to submit or click here For more info about...

Modern Public Servants by KG

[tabs tab1=”Poem” tab2=”Poet Bio”] [tab id=1]They all promise to baptise Hillbrow. Clear the streets of Jozi and make them as clean as the president’s speeches. Nkandla is now like the white house in a distance In this instance, my politicians...

A Poem A Day writing prompt 28 April 2014

this week’s writing prompt: “Not all those who wander are lost” 1 rule: SUBMIT YOUR BEST WORK use the form below to submit or click here For more info about A Poem A Day, click here.

“Silence is a Woman” by Sitawa Namwalie

Directed by Alice Karunditu The show “Silence is a Woman” is an entertaining performance of poetry and stories. It is an exploration of the countless spaces and faces of silence in my life. You’ve heard it said many times, ‘Silence...