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POETRY SEEN: TSHWANE SPEAK OUT LOUD YOUTH POETRY COMPETITION AND FESTIVAL.

Tshwane Speak Out Loud is back, and continuing with its third season of spoken word poetry by the youth of Tshwane. The festival will kick off on 6 June with a seminar at the University of Pretoria. This opening preludes...

Poetry Seen: Book Launch – Laughing in my fathers voice by Xabiso Vili

RYB Publishers presents: The official book launch of Laughing in my father's voice by Xabiso Vili Join RYB Publishers and Xabiso Vili for the launch of his collection. On the day Xabiso will read some of the poems from this collection....

The 7th Word N Sound Festival is Here!

When Words Collide 7th Word N Sound International Youth Poetry Festival 2017 4 – 8 October 2017, Market Theatre Lab, Newtown Feat: Msaki, Leshie Lovesong (Botswana), Alessandro Lutman (Italy), Modise Sekgothe, Hakeen Anderson-Lesolang, Mutinta Bbenkele (Zambia), Kwazi Ndlangisa, Emmah Mabye,...

Poet Profile: Xabiso Vili 

Xabiso Vili  is a performer, writer, TEDx speaker and social activist, currently working in the City of Tshwane. His writings help him explore his inner world so as to be able to relate to the outer world. He is the Pretoria...

That time of the month by Xabiso Vili

Some poems are their own confessionals. secrets unto themselves, betray themselves, are a dagger in the back, most days they can’t stop the bleeding. Some poems would rather be hidden, get rid of the blood in a public toilet stall,...