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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

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 [...]

July 11, 2017 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

Full House at the first Spoken Freedom Festival

Word N Sound is responsible for reinvigorating the Jo’burg poetry scene with their monthly Open Mic League which is slam poetry competition running through out the year with a King or Queen of the Mic being “crowned” at the end [...]

July 4, 2014 poetry seen

Live Poetry Weekend Starts Tonight!

If you love and enjoy live poetry, then you are in for a treat. Remember we told you about Word N Sound announcing the Spoken Freedom Festival? Yes! Well it’s here, it’s on and the line up is on fire. [...]

July 3, 2014 poetry seen

poetry seen: events this week


June 24, 2014 poetry seen

Freedom Day Poetry @ Caprivi Lounge, Tembisa

28 APRIL 15H00 FREE ENTRANCE Featuring poets: Natalia Molebatsi,  Lebo Chochoe, Thuli Thabang, Sarah, and Nyakale Mokgosi A CHEESE & WINE  SET-UP WILL LUBRICATE THE PROCEEDINGS, COMPLIMENTS OF CAPRIVI LOUNGE. [...]

April 25, 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

poetry seen: events (updated)

Friday | 29 November Aptly named “Poetry Is” the evening show will feature the talents of Natalia Molebatsi, Mutle Mothibe, Nova Masango amongst others with a musical showcase by Bongeziwe Mabandla. Doors open at 18:30. Admission is R100. Saturday | [...]

November 21, 2013 poetry seen

Poetry Is Not a Luxury: Launching at Poetry Africa

2013 has been an exciting year for Poetry Potion. We set out to publish quarterly journals with themes that writers must pick apart, interpret and produce something amazing thereafter. The first print quarterly, themed On Being Human, was launched at [...]

September 30, 2013 poetry seen