What has kept me coming back is my belief that my work opens conversations and insight into perspectives and avenues of thought that are typically discouraged or not explored.
The Poetry League has been a roller coaster ride. The level of poetry and competition that takes place at Word n Sound can be straining yet rewarding at the same time.
I’ve learned that every story is valid and it’s our responsibility as poets to tell those stories. It is more than an exercise in vocabulary but a transcription of feelings.
As we get ready for the 8th International Word N Sound Festival edition of the Poetry Corner, we thought it would be great to take a look at the highlights of this year’s legendary open mic nights.
Improvisation is the art of life and when you put poets and musicians in the same room, magic is bound to happen.
In partnership with Canadian Poet Tanya Evanson and the University of Johannesburg’s Izimbongi Festival, The Word N Sound Academy will be hosting a boot camp for emerging writers and performers on the 4th and 5th of October 2018.
The Word N Sound Live Literature Market is a literature-lifestyle event where published authors are encouraged to interact with patrons and sell their titles directly to literary enthusiasts at affordable prices.