Saaleha Idrees Bamjee has been announced as the winner of this year’s Ingrid Jonker Prize for English Poetry for her collection, Zikr.
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.
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South Africa’s new generation of slam poets, with Koleka Putuma the ‘leading light’, has been featured by Alexa Cole for USA Today.
3 Joburg launches for Koleka Putuma’s Collective Amnesia confirmed, plus events in the Vaal and Pretoria
uHlanga Press has announced three Johannesburg launches for Koleka Putuma’s debut collection of poems, Collective Amnesia.
A must-read for aspiring writers: Nick Mulgrew’s open letter about the state of South African poetry
The open submissions period inspired uHlanga’s publisher, Nick Mulgrew, to write an open letter about poetry in South Africa,and what he believes writers could learn from his experience.
Bongani Madondo on the strange musicality of Koleka Putuma’s debut poetry collection.