“I totally come out of my shell to a certain extent. Guys I’m stripping, I’m playing on stage, I’m really having fun!”
At the end of an international residency with the Royal Court Theatre in London, a group of South African writers founded a playwright-centred initiative in South Africa, and named it […]
The same lashes our parents faced / We are now facing today / With police men dressed proudly in their uniform / Shooting rubber bullets confidently at students / #FeesMustFall is a cause we all need to be a part of…
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.
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.
As the first part of the journey back into the poetry realm, I have started reading poetry again. There’s a beauty in rediscovering my love for the written poetic word… I’ve also started buying more…
The more I read, the more the random lines pop into my head at all times of the day.