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Our Words, Our Worlds: Writing on Black South African Women Poets, 2000–2018

Our Words, Our Worlds : Writing on Black South African Women Poets, 2000-2018 is an anthology compiled and edited by Poet, anthropologist and writer Makhosazana Xaba. Recently launched by UKZN Press this anthology boasts views and reflections from over twenty women,...

Poetry Seen: Naked Word Festival 2018 Full Programme

The 2018 Naked Word Festival kicks off tomorrow. Themed “In my blood, I contain multitudes” the festival programme boasts an array of poetry events and activations throughout the week. Featured Poets include Wazi. M Kunene, Thando Fuze, Sabelo Soko, Roche Kester, Andy Mkosi,...

The 7th Word N Sound Festival is Here!

When Words Collide 7th Word N Sound International Youth Poetry Festival 2017 4 – 8 October 2017, Market Theatre Lab, Newtown Feat: Msaki, Leshie Lovesong (Botswana), Alessandro Lutman (Italy), Modise Sekgothe, Hakeen Anderson-Lesolang, Mutinta Bbenkele (Zambia), Kwazi Ndlangisa, Emmah Mabye,...

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...

about 21 Poems: Dear South Africa

Dear South Africa, You are not a child anymore. We should have thrown you a huge street bash and handed you your key to adulthood. But we couldn't. There’s not enough to celebrate. You see, we’re not sure you deserve...