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Poetry Seen: Out There Sessions – Poetry & Jazz hosted by Myesha Jenkins

Out There Sessions- Poetry& Jazz hosted by Myesha Jenkins ft Yonela Mnana and Lex Futshane Featuring: Makhosazana Xaba, RefiloeKhumalo and Vangi Gantsho Date: Tuesday, August 15 [2017] Time: 8 PM – 11 PM Charge: 90 [...]

August 11, 2017 poetry seen

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 [...]

July 17, 2017 poetry seen

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Jazz Poetry – A South African Anthology (CLOSED)

I’ve lived with jazz for over 40 years. Discovered in college, jazz was always the background sound of my life. While temping as a waitress at Koncepts Cultural Gallery in Oakland, I saw it up close, from Billy Harper and [...]

January 6, 2016 poetry seen
poet profile: Phillippa Yaa de Villiers

poet profile: Phillippa Yaa de Villiers

Phillippa Yaa de Villiers started out writing in her diary as a young kid. In an interview with Mike Alfred in the Twelve + One (Botsotso Publishing, 2014), she eeeveals that she would write her secret thoughts and secret letters [...]

September 26, 2014 current issue, poet profile
100 000 Poets for Peace at Jozi House of Poetry

100 000 Poets for Peace at Jozi House of Poetry

If we were all to jump into the air at the same time, would the force of our collective landing knock the earth off its course around the sun? on 28 September 100 000 poets around the globe will lend [...]

September 25, 2014 poetry seen
Myesha Jenkins’ presents Poetry In the Air

Myesha Jenkins’ presents Poetry In the Air

Myesha Jenkins is back on radio with her Poetry In the Air programme. Featuring some of South Africa’s most influental poets, Poetry In the Air will be on the Ashraf Gardia show on SAfm for 4 weeks, from 11:45am to [...]

August 12, 2014 poetry seen

poetry seen: events this week

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June 24, 2014 poetry seen

Jozi House of Poetry: Why Don’t We Write About Love?

The first Jozi House of Poetry session of the year took place on the 23rd of Feb at the Afrikan Freedom Station. Though the venue is smaller than their previous venue, I’m glad they’ve moved the event here, the Afrikan [...]

March 4, 2014 current issue, poetry seen

a call for submissions: Poems for Mandela

Dear Poets and Writers, Listening to poets and writers who shared their response to Madiba’s death, in a session organised by Write’s Associates to honour Nelson Mandela (sponsored by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory), three of us (Pitika and [...]

January 17, 2014 poetry seen

poetry seen: Secret With The Moon

Writing is a solitary act that produces something that must be shared. While the act of writing may and often does, serve a personal purpose that act of sharing is about inspiring the collective. Ultimately, creativity is a communal experience. [...]

September 11, 2013 current issue, poetry seen