Poems

International line-up announced for 2019 Poetry Africa Festival in Durban

The 23rd Poetry Africa Festival will take place in Durban from 7 – 12 October 2019.

2019 Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award shortlist announced!

The Jacana Literary Foundation has announced the shortlist for the 2019 Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award.

Don’t miss a book discussion of Our Words, Our Worlds: Writing on Black South African Women Poets at Wits (27 Aug)

WiSER, the Governing Intimacies project and UKZN Press invite you to a book discussion of Our Words, Our Worlds: Writing on Black South African Women Poets, 2000–2018, edited by Makhosazana Xaba.

Don’t miss the launch of Malawian storyteller Upile Chisala’s book Soft Magic at Exclusive Books Sandton City (10 July)

Jonathan Ball Publishers and Exclusive Books invite you to the launch of Soft Magic by Upile Chisala.

2019 Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award longlist announced!

Announcing the longlisted poems for the 2019 Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award & Anthology

Think out of the box this Valentine’s Day and surprise your sweetheart with the hilarious new anthology Love Poems for Married People

Written with brilliant wit, sharp observation and a big dose of reality, Love Poems for Married People takes the poetic form, turns it upside down and leaves it in the dishwasher to dry.