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Poet Profile: Nkululeko ‘Page’ Ngwenya

Nkululeko Ngwenya, affectionately known as Page is a 24-year-old poet from Durban, South Africa. Succumbing to the desire to explore lyrics and his place in them, Page started out in the early years of school experimenting with hip-hop. He was...

To Breathe Into Another Voice: A South African anthology of jazz poetry

To Breathe Into Another Voice was recently launched at The Orbit Jazz club. This is an anthology of jazz poetry compiled and edited by avid Jazz lover and poet Myesha Jenkins. Published by Real African Publishers, the anthology explores jazz...

Poetry Seen: Xarra Grand Opening (29 July 2017)

Book launch by Natalia Molebatsi(Elephant woman song Book) Poetry reading by: Professor Keorapetse Kgotsisile Phillippa Yaa De Villiers Quaz Roodt Lebo Mashile Natalia Molebatsi featuring Lex Futshane   Venue: Xara Books Address: 264 Turbit Avenue, Halfway house, Midrand Date: 29...

coming up: 19th Poetry Africa 2015

This years Poetry Africa is set to be explosive! Who are you looking forward to seeing live on stage? Africa Dlamini (South Africa), Aryan Kaganof (South Africa), Celiswa Majali(South Africa), Icebound Makhele (South Africa), Kat Francois ( United Kingdom), Khanyi Shusha(South Africa), Kwazi Ndlangisa (South Africa), Lebo Mashile (South Africa), Lebohang 'Nova' Masango (South Africa), Lesego...

press release: Praat Poetry Festival

Nelson Mandela Bay hosts its first ever poetry festival - Praat, a multi-lingual poetry festival, is bringing the best in the local poetry scene as well as well known national poets to Port Elizabeth. The two-day programme includes: Unathi “darkblood” Slasha,...