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Poet Profile: Soetry

Born and bred in Pollen, a small village in Limpopo, Solly Ramatswi, also known as Soetry, moulds the imagery of his village to write poems about black boys and his experience. Having the experience of living in both the village...

Poet Profile: Belita Andre

Belita Andre is a Johannesburg based spoken word artist of Nigerian and Namibian descent. Her writing has been welcomed on the Basha Uhuru Freedom Fest​ stage. The 21-year-old poet has gone from performing at Something's Cooking By J-​ owned by...

Poetry Seen: Word N Sound Awards 3 February 2018

Word N Sound starts its 2018 programme with the highly anticipated #PoetryLeague and #WNSAwards on the 3rd of February. The WNS Awards ceremony seeks to honour excellence in spoken word & literature through categories such as best showcase or the coveted...

Poet Profile: Mandi Vundla

Mandi Vundla is a Soweto born writer with a bloodline that runs through KZN. The Co-editor of ‘Home Is Where The Mic Is’: an international poetry anthology of performance poets reshaping the face of poetry post-1994. The undefeated two time...

Poet Profile: Modise Sekgothe

Modise Sekgothe is multi-award winning spoken-word artist, actor, playwright, vocalist and percussionist. His work has been published in Home Is Where The Mic Is, a performance poetry anthology by Botsotso Publishers. He is an international slam champion, as the winner...