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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...

Naledi Raba – poetry of self-determination

I meet Naledi in her hotel room, it is the morning after she won that national Lover + Another Poetry Challenge hosted by Drama For Life at the Hillbrow Theatre. “It is Naledi Raba, right?” I ask checking that I’m...

3rd Annual Word N Sound Festival

Word N Sound has single-handedly brought back some energy and cool factor to the young poetry seen of Johannesburg. And what's awesome is that they don't just have regional ambitions. After breaking out in Cape Town on Tuesday and running...

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 |...