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Poet Profile: Natalia Molebatsi

NATALIA MOLEBATSI is an internationally known South African writer, poet, and singer. In addition to being a performance poet and author, she experiments with jazz and hip hop. Her CDs, Come as you are: Poems for Four Strings and Natalia Molebatsi...

Poet Muse: Myesha Jenkins (1948-2020)

(Poet, Jazz aficionado, mentor, friend) Tomorrow begins with the end of todayevery piece eaten and digestedmoments lingering on my tongue. It begins when I am satiated with nowready to give up the tediumthat hides me from living. It begins when...

Our Words, Our Worlds: Writing on Black South African Women Poets, 2000–2018

Our Words, Our Worlds : Writing on Black South African Women Poets, 2000-2018 is an anthology compiled and edited by Poet, anthropologist and writer Makhosazana Xaba. Recently launched by UKZN Press this anthology boasts views and reflections from over twenty women,...

Poet Profile: Hlox Da Rebel

Lehlohonolo “Hlox Da Rebel” Mabaso is a poet, comedian, creative writing and performance workshop facilitator and arts entrepreneur. Born in Qwa-Qwa, Free-State, South Africa 1988, Hlox Da Rebel fell in love with writing in 2008 and took his work to...

Poetry Seen: Words in Motion Featuring Lebo Mashile & Phillippa Yaa De Villiers

Acclaimed poets Lebo Mashile and Phillippa Yaa De Villiers, accompanied by seasoned jazz musicians Yonela Mnana, Lex Futshane and Siphiwe Shiburi, will celebrate the work of Prof Keorapetse Kgositsile on World Poetry Day (21 March 2018)at The Orbit Jazz Club. The show...