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POETRY SEEN: 23rd Poetry Africa (7–12 October 2019)

Participating poets for the annual Poetry Africa Festival, hosted by the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts (CCA), which takes place in Durban from 7 to 12 October 2019, have been announced. Celebrating its 23rd edition, the festival features...

31 Poetry Collections that you should probably read.

“So many books, so little time”-Frank Zapa Lovers of poetry have been spoiled for choice lately. So many brilliant and diverse Poets are actively contributing to the South African and African literary canon. Poets are bending and breaking language, reshaping...

Poem of the Day: Cape Town’s Breath by Jolyn Phillips

[tabs tab1="Poem" tab2="Poet Bio"] [tab id=1]A Poem A Day writing prompt: A Way of Being Free I have gotten Used to punk rock beats Between blues, saxophone Jesus praying in trains for peanuts, raisins and banana 2 for the price...