The inaugural Keorapetse Kgositsile Poetry Café will play host to a variety of powerful writers including Antjie Krog, Lebohang Masango, Lebo Mashile, Flo Mokale, Siphokazi Jonas, Diana Ferrus, Flow Wellington, Makhosazana Xaba, Katlego Shoro, Xabiso Vili, MoAfrika ‘a Mokgathi, Roche Kester and Mutle Mothibe to name a few
Dedicated to keeping his legacy of literary giant Prof Keorapetse Kgositsile alive, poets have participated in a number of events in his honour.
Let us gather in our numbers to honour Prof Keorapetse Kgositsile, our national poetry laureate and activist. Find all the memorial and funeral details here.
a recent, thought-provoking facebook post by a talented young poet sparkled a discussion on two topics that lie at the core of the debate on spoken word poetry, i.e. the quality of today’s live poetry sessions, and the dialogue between poets belonging to different generations and geographic areas.
Join your hosts Myesha Jenkins and Natalia Molebatsi as they bring you poetry soaked in jazz with South African Poet Laureate Keorapetse Kgositsile and the outspoken Vangi Gantsho with guest Gloria Bosman, supported by the Siphiwe Shiburi Trio. Come. Show your love!