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Q&A: Flow Wellington

Flow wellington is an author, publisher and founder of Poetree Publications. She recently released her second collection of poems and stories titled GauTrained. Poetree Publications also celebrates its 8th birthday this year, so we thought it fitting to ask her...

Q&A: Makhafula Vilakazi

"Makhafula Vilakazi's poetry is a fusion of Tsotsitaal, English, Zulu and Sotho interspersed into an uncompromising depiction of township life, exploring issues which affect his community such as HIV and AIDS, unemployment and crime. An exponent of a genre which he calls ‘Kasie Poetry’, Makhafula Vilakazi says his...

Q&A: The Book Club Society

The Book Club Society is doing serious literary activism and groundwork to develop a reading culture around the country. BCS runs numerous literacy based projects for children , prisoners and schools , using books as a point of departure and...

Q&A: Keitumetse ‘Abi’ Tlhako

  Keitumetse 'Abi' Tlhako is a young poet born and raised in Rustenburg, in the North West province of South Africa. Currently studying Diagnostic Radiography at The university of Johannesburg, Abi is also steadily carving out a name for herself...

Q&A: Ashraf Booley

Ashraf Booley first sent poems to Poetry Potion in 2012. This poem here below, A Story of the Mind, was featured in our fifth anniversary edition. At the moment of awakening another story ends. Like a book with missing pages,...