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Vote in the Word N Sound Poetry Awards

The first annual Word N Sound Poetry Awards were created to recognize and thank the many talented individuals who have been part of our journey in 2012. The awards also serve to honour those that excelled during the year displaying...

Up&Coming: Mandi Poefficient

We asked Mandi Poefficient, a performance poet in Johannesburg, about what drives her. Poetry Potion: When did you start writing poetry and why? Mandi Poefficient: I began writing poetry in matric, there was a piece I remember doing about my...

q&a: Word N Sound

for some months now, i’ve been bemoaning the fact that the soul of Newtown has been killed. With the loss of venues like Horror Café, Shivava, Kippies and Worker’s Library, poetry lost its space and the poetry session suffered a...