The 4th annual Word N Sound Awards are almost here where we will salute an extraordinary league of writers those who have worked hard and stood out on the Word N Sound stage in 2015. We celebrate excellence in our craft with eight prestigious awards including Poet of the Year, Poetry League Champion, Best Newcomer, Word N Sound Honours, Best Showcase, Perfect Poem Award, Innovation Award.
Two awards out of the eight, the Perfect Poem & Best Showcase, will be decided by a public vote where poetry enthusiasts can make their voice heard and help shape the awards.
Perfect Poem Award
The search for the perfect poem will never end. And if you are a regular at Word N Sound you’d know there isn’t just one poem that comes pretty close to perfect. We’ve been moved by some masterpieces on our stages in 2015 and now it’s time to give props where props are due.
Check out the four poems nominated for the 2015 Word N Sound Perfect Poem Award and vote for the poem that deserves it the most:
- Zulu Helios by Modise Sekgothe
- Black Woman Plotting by Vuyelwa Maluleke
- Water by Koleka Putuma
- Dear Dad by Bella Poetry
Voting closes at 20:00 on Sun 31 Jan. You can vote once every hour. The 4th Word N Sound Awards will take place on Sat 6 Feb at the Market Theatre Lab in Newtown.