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Poetry Seen: Umkhondo (Written and performed by Sabelo Soko)

Sabzhero Creations in association with Kiri Pink Nob presents: Umkhondo-Written and performed by Sabelo Soko. Sounds by Prince Shapiro. Directed by Mpapa Simo Majola. DATE: 24th & 25 August VENUE: Emakhaya Theatre 19h Floor, University Corner, Jorrissen Street, Braamfontein TICKETS: R100...

about 21 Poems: Dear South Africa

Dear South Africa, You are not a child anymore. We should have thrown you a huge street bash and handed you your key to adulthood. But we couldn't. There’s not enough to celebrate. You see, we’re not sure you deserve...

press release: In Memory of the beautiful Land

Exhibition/Installations, Symposium and Reggae Concert in Commemoration of the centenary of 1913 Land Act The Green Office, supported by the Drill Hall, Sounds of Edutainment(SoE) and Zotha Production, presents exhibition/ installation, symposium and a reggae concert to commemorate the centenary...

podcasts from Protest and Poetry

From poets like Ingoapele Madingoane, Nontsizi Mgqwetho, Don Materra, Lefifi Tladi and countless others, poetry was the potent weapon that exposed, questioned, decried, denounced and resisted oppression. At the 2012 Joi Book Fair we had the opportunity to reflect on...

Poetry and Protest at Jozi Book Fair

I am so excited and I'm looking forward to Jozi Book Fair this weekend.  As you know, Black Letter Media publishes and sells books through Book Lover's Market and Poetry Potion. We're all about supporting the indie writer and the indie...