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A song for Miriam by Mandi Vundla

Dear Miriam I am holding the keys to your songs in my hands I know you opened the world with a mouth full of teeth clinging to the border you held the click of our bones in the twist of...

Poet Profile: Mandi Vundla

Mandi Vundla is a Soweto born writer with a bloodline that runs through KZN. The Co-editor of ‘Home Is Where The Mic Is’: an international poetry anthology of performance poets reshaping the face of poetry post-1994. The undefeated two time...

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,...

about 21 Poems: Dear South Africa

Dear South Africa, You are not a child anymore. We should have thrown you a huge street bash and handed you your key to adulthood. But we couldn't. There’s not enough to celebrate. You see, we’re not sure you deserve...

Twelve + One

Title: Twelve + One. Some Jo’burg poets: their artistic lives and poetry Edited by: Mike Alfred Publisher: Botsotso Publishing Year: 2014 Botsotso Publishing is best known for its literary journal, Botsotso as well as numerous poetry titles and the performances...