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Poetry Seen: The 2nd Annual South African National Poetry Slam 7 April 2018

When USA poet Mark Kelly Smith founded poetry slam in 1986 at a club in Chicago his intention was to give poetry back to the people. Thirty-one years later, this competitive form of poetry has brought his vision to life....

Poetry Seen: 12 Years A Poet by Vus’umuzi Phakathi (28 October 2017)

12 Years A Poet presented and performed by Vus’umuzi Phakathi is set to showcase on Saturday 28 October 2017 at the Wits Great Hall, Johannesburg. The one-man-show is a reflection of Phakathi’s journey as a poet through the years as...

Poet Profile: Xabiso Vili 

Xabiso Vili is an author, performer, TEDx speaker and social activist, born in the Eastern Cape, raised all over South Africa and currently working in the City of Tshwane. He is the Pretoria Spoken Sessions Slam League Champion of 2015/16...