Don’t miss the launch of Soft Magic, the debut collection of prose and poetry from Malawian writer Upile Chisala, at The Book Lounge (30 May)
Soft Magic is the debut collection of prose and poetry by Malawian writer, Upile Chisala. This book explores the self, joy, blackness, gender, matters of the heart, the experience of Diaspora, spirituality and most of all, how we survive. Soft Magic is a shared healing journey.
A collection of poetry – and one longer prose piece – by a new South African writer (April 2019).
The Jacana Literary Foundation (JLF) is pleased to announce that submissions for the ninth annual Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award and Anthology will be open from 5 to 31 March 2019.
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.
Well-known KwaZulu-Natal poet Kyle Allan will edit the poetry journal New Coin from January 2019.
This new edition of The New Century of South African Poetry now includes 125 new poems, with the addition of a fifth section covering works produced by poets who have made their mark since the early 2000s.
‘A modern day Byron for the Instagram generation’ – presenting The Dark Between Stars, the new book by poetry sensation Atticus
From the internationally bestselling author of Love Her Wild comes The Dark Between Stars, a new illustrated collection of heartfelt, whimsical and romantic poems from Instagram poetry sensation, Atticus.
New Coin, one of South Africa’s most established and influential poetry journals, is looking for a new editor to begin work in January 2019 (first issue: June 2019).
I knew a man who had a woman at every station;
each drenched in the perfume of her township,
oozing with the warmth of the bosoms and blankets
of their grandmothers.
Don’t miss a poetry evening and launch of The Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Anthology at the Soweto Theatre
Jacana Media and the European Union are proud to bring you The Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Anthology Vol. VIII.
2018 Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award shortlist announced, including poetry in isiZulu and Tshivenda
The shortlist for the 2018 Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award has been announced!
The Jacana Literary Foundation (JLF) is delighted to announce that the work of 63 poets has been selected for publication in the 8th annual Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Anthology.
Submissions for the 8th annual Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award and Anthology are now open!
Poetry Potion is an online poetry journal that goes into print once ever quarter.
we are going to have wine, read from the book, sign the book, celebrate the book. It has changed my life & I couldn’t have done it without you.
If you are in CPT come through.
Collective Amnesia Merchandise & Copies of the Books will be on sale!
The Book Lounge and Modjaji Books are delighted to invite you to the launch of Kerry Hammerton’s third collection of poetry, Secret Keeper. Finuala Dowling will be in conversation with Kerry, who will also read from her collection.
New poetry from Alice Walker in the ‘playfully imaginative and intensely moving’ Taking the Arrow out of the Heart
Mindful poems about tolerance, justice and hope for the future, by Alice Walker, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Color Purple.
Keorapetse Kgositsile’s Homesoil in My Blood – a selection from his life’s work – out soon from Xarra Books
A new book of poetry by Keorapetse Kgositsile will be out soon from Xarra Books. The book, titled Homesoil in My Blood: …
THE 2018 INGRID JONKER PRIZE FOR ENGLISH POETRY This is a call for submissions for the Ingrid Jonker Prize 2018. Publishers or …