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Poetry Video: Smoke by Belita André

Belita André is a Johannesburg based spoken word artist of Nigerian and Namibian descent. She is at the forefront of the Johannesburg poetry scene as both a performer and organizer. In 2019 she contributed to the groundbreaking poetry-colouring book 'Colour Me...

Poetry Video: Victim’s Apology by Yamoria

Mfumo and Fumane Ntlhabane are Yamoria; a multi-talented creative duo from the West Rand of Johannesburg. They are both Poets, radio personalities, and co-authors of the groundbreaking poetry-colouring book "Colour me Melanin". And yes they are twins. Since their emergence...

Poetry Relief Fund: Season 1 Update

Season one of the Poetry Relief Fund just wrapped a successful 5-episode run. This first season, spread across three weeks, saw 25 poets from across the country share poems online in isiZulu, isiXhosa, Afrikaaps, Khoekhoe, English and Setswana.  The Fund...

Poetry Relief Fund Livestream Series: Update

Poetry readings and performances have had to move online and find new ways of presenting itself to the masses.  The Poetry Relief Fund started by Hear My Voice is both a response and solution to the plight of South African...

Hear My Voice Announces Poetry Relief Fund

Hear My Voice announces Poetry Relief Fund for freelance poets during Covid-19 pandemic Hear My Voice, a non-profit poetry organization based in Tshwane (South Africa) announces the Hear My Voice Poetry Relief Fund. An initial amount of R16 000 has...