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poetry seen: 6th Word N Sound International Youth Poetry Festival

Themed ‘Dangerous Minds’, the 6th edition of the Word N Sound International Youth Poetry Festival will showcase a world-class selection of youth voices from South Africa, Kenya and the United States. The week-long festival will take place at the legendary...

poetry seen: No One Wants A Black Woman With A Mouth by Black Girl Plotting

NO ONE WANTS A BLACK WOMAN WITH A MOUTH is directed by Zethu Dlomo and choreographed in collaboration with Lerato Matolodi. It is a one day only performance of two shows. JOHANNESBURG Date: Friday 30th July Time: 3pm AND 7pm...

poetry seen: Botsotso Publishing is launching 4 Poetry books

Botsotso 17: a multi-lingual journal of new writing – poetry, short fiction, essays, reviews – and visual art. This edition contains the work of over 60 poets and writers from all over the country and expresses the range of themes...

Jozi House of Poetry Asks: What is Foreign To You?

What is "foreign" to you? Do you write about "foreign" skies, flowers, and humans? When you read a poem, and you love it, or hate it, does it become your favourite or least favourate "foreign" poem? How do you language...

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....