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Twelve + One

Title: Twelve + One. Some Jo’burg poets: their artistic lives and poetry Edited by: Mike Alfred Publisher: Botsotso Publishing Year: 2014 Botsotso Publishing is best known for its literary journal, Botsotso as well as numerous poetry titles and the performances...

Cultural identity trapped between colonial margins

Freedom, to me, means a number of things, but I will particularly focus on one, language, which I regard as ‘cultural identity’. The right to cultural identity. As long as the highest law of the country does not correspond with...

Poetry Potion 2013.02 Every Generation

poet muses: HIE Dhlomo

The New African Herbert Isaac Ernest Dhlomo (1903 - 1956) is one of Afrika’s greatest intellectuals. A poet, essayist, journalist, librarian, short story writer and playwright, Dhlomo received his education at what is now known as Adams college in KwaZulu....