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100 000 Poets for Peace at Jozi House of Poetry

If we were all to jump into the air at the same time, would the force of our collective landing knock the earth off its course around the sun? on 28 September 100 000 poets around the globe will lend...

Myesha Jenkins’ presents Poetry In the Air

Myesha Jenkins is back on radio with her Poetry In the Air programme. Featuring some of South Africa's most influental poets, Poetry In the Air will be on the Ashraf Gardia show on SAfm for 4 weeks, from 11:45am to...

Human 4 Human Through Poetry and Music

"When you tell a story of a human experience, truthfully, all that is human will respond to it, somehow." – Prof Keorapetse Kgositsile In a country that is so racially polarised, and understandably so, we sometimes forget that we are...

poetry seen: Secret With The Moon

Writing is a solitary act that produces something that must be shared. While the act of writing may and often does, serve a personal purpose that act of sharing is about inspiring the collective. Ultimately, creativity is a communal experience....

poet profile: Vangi Gantsho

seeing the poetic landscape, through vangi-tinted glasses Vangile Gantsho has been steadily making her way into the poetry scene since the mid 2000s. Starting out in poetry circles at varsity, she has worked her way in quietly and steadily. As...