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Three Questions for Mak Manaka

Maakomele 'Mak' Manaka is an award-winning South African poet and author. He has to date published four collections of poetry- If only (2003 Self-published. Edited by Don Mattera), In Time (Geko, 2009), Flowers of a broken smile (Inksword, 2016 )...

A Poem A Day Writing Prompt 18 February 2021

1 rule: SUBMIT YOUR BEST WORK "This is how small towns die..." Image by Mike Goad use the form below to submit [gravityform id="2" title="true" description="false"] For more info about A Poem A Day click here

Poet Profile: Rethabile Masilo

RETHABILE MASILO is a Mosotho poet who has lived in France for more than 30 years. He left his country, Lesotho, as a refugee in 1981, eventually ending up in the USA where he continued his biology studies. He moved...

Poet Profile: Lethokuhle Msimang

LETHOKUHLE MSIMANG is a South African poet and writer, born in Durban KwaZulu-Natal. She Graduated with a B.A. in Literary Studies and Creative Arts at the American University of Paris, and a Masters in Creative Writing at Rhodes University. Her...

Poet Profile: MakhafulaVilakazi

Going by the name "MakhafulaVilakazi" (the title of one of his poems) Matodzi Gift Ramashia grew up in Chiawelo, Soweto. His poetry is a fusion of Tsotsitaal, English, Zulu and Sotho interspersed into an uncompromising depiction of township life, exploring...