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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: TSHWANE SPEAK OUT LOUD YOUTH POETRY COMPETITION AND FESTIVAL.

Tshwane Speak Out Loud is back, and continuing with its third season of spoken word poetry by the youth of Tshwane. The festival will kick off on 6 June with a seminar at the University of Pretoria. This opening preludes...

31 Poetry Collections that you should probably read.

“So many books, so little time”-Frank Zapa Lovers of poetry have been spoiled for choice lately. So many brilliant and diverse Poets are actively contributing to the South African and African literary canon. Poets are bending and breaking language, reshaping...

Poetry Seen: Words in Motion Featuring Lebo Mashile & Phillippa Yaa De Villiers

Acclaimed poets Lebo Mashile and Phillippa Yaa De Villiers, accompanied by seasoned jazz musicians Yonela Mnana, Lex Futshane and Siphiwe Shiburi, will celebrate the work of Prof Keorapetse Kgositsile on World Poetry Day (21 March 2018)at The Orbit Jazz Club. The show...

OUT THERE SESSIONS Fundraiser for Myesha Jenkins

OUT THERE SESSIONS This December Poetry & Jazz at The Orbit moves from its traditional Tuesday slot to Wednesday(6 December) as it hosts its last Out There Sessions. This time around the co-host will be Natalia Molebatsi as regular host, Myesha...