ANNOUNCING THE POETRY PAGE: A PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN WNS & AFRICAN INDEPENDENT

The Word N Sound Live Literature Company takes great pleasure in announcing our new partnership with Independent Newspapers’ new weekly publication African Independent.

On Friday 02 October 2015, African Independent will publish the first monthly Poetry Page curated by The Word N Sound Live Literature Company, dedicated to the African Poetry landscape.

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RICHARD QUAZ ROODT: NAH FAMO, I DON’T BUY IT.

Nah famo, I don’t buy it, is Richard Quaz Roodts’ a response to Maggia Gambu’s column There is no African Writing, published as part of the #ReWriteZA series on 1st July 2015.

In your article, There is no African writing, you almost made a valid point but then continued to completely ruin it with vague accusations, finger pointing and absurd selective deductive reasoning.
I can’t comment on your belief that there is a conscious effort by white owned publishers to control the black perspective. We are gonna have to ask Steve Hofmeyer about that.

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