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31 Poetry Collections that you should probably read.

“So many books, so little time”-Frank Zapa Lovers of poetry have been spoiled for choice lately. So many brilliant and diverse Poets are actively contributing to the South African and African literary canon. Poets are bending and breaking language, reshaping...

READ: Excerpts from Busisiwe Mahlangu’s debut collection Surviving Loss

Busisiwe Mahlangu is a writer from Mamelodi, Pretoria. She is the founder of Lwazilubanzi Project, an NPO that aims to use literature a tool for learning, resistance and healing. Her poetry is mostly described as hard-hitting and raw, holding space 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...

Poet Profile: Busisiwe Mahlangu

Busisiswe Mahlangu is a poet, performer and TEDx Speaker born in 1996 in Mamelodi, Pretoria. She explains her work as a space of healing and growth for herself. Her poetry is mostly described as hard-hitting and raw, she uses her...

Poetry Seen: Poetry Reading by Sarah Godsell (27 April 2018)

On 27  April 2018, Sarah Godsell will be at African Flavour Books to read from her debut collection Seaweed Sky (Shortlisted for the 2018 NIHSS awards) and be in conversation with Busisiwe Mahlangu. Details Date: 27 April 2018 Venue: African Flavour...