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Poets venture where no coward dares.

“I feel the only thing you can do about life is to preserve it, by art if you're an artist, by children if you're not.”― Philip Larkin Poetry becomes many different things to many different people at many different times in...

An Ode, A Love Song For Miriam Makeba

A Love Song for Miriam: A poem to Celebrate Mama Africa and apoetry album weaved in her honour by poet Mandi Vundla. “Dear Miriam, I am holding the keys to your song in my hands,I know you opened the world...

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...

Poetry Seen: Impepho Press Book launch (Gallery)

I think it is safe to say that the launch of Vangile Gantsho’s ‘Red Cotton’ and Danai Mupotsa’s  ‘Feeling and Ugly’ was a resounding success. Poets, writers, readers, media folk and that one guy that stumbled into African Flavour bookstore...

Poetry Seen: Impepho Press Launches Two Poetry Collections by Danai Mupotsa & Vangile Gantsho

Impepho Press is set to launch two new collections, Feeling & Ugly by Danai Mupotsa and Red Cotton by Vangile Gantsho at African Flavour Books on the 2nd of June. DATE: 2 June 2018 TIME: 2pm-5pm VENUE: African Flavour Books, 20 Melle...