We started the year on an amazing note, at the Market Theatre Lab. Congratulations to all the winners for 2017’s WNS Awards.
Directed by Thando Mgqolozana and curated by Panashe Chigumadzi, the inaugural Abantu Book Festival will be held in Soweto from 6 – 10 December, and by the looks of the […]
Word N Sound is proud to bring to you Spoken Word Sundaes, a new 6 minute poetry feature on Sundays during The Music Lab hosted by Danilo Acquisto on Good Hope FM.
From winning this year’s PEN South Africa Student Poetry Prize, to being placed on the cover of City Press Trending, as well participating in the New Voices/New Visions festival by The John […]
We’ve all been waiting with baited breath for the release of the official video for Koleka Putuma’s ‘Water’…and finally it’s out!
DAY 3: “Our respect for water is what you have termed fear. The audacity to trade and murder us over water. Then mock us for being scared of it. The audacity to arrive by water and invade us.” – Koleka Putuma
Koleka Putuma’s ‘Water’ has been shortlisted for a 2015 Word N Sound Perfect Poem Award, vote now to ensure your voice is heard.
I am writing to you concerning your request to publish my TEDx talk with the exclusion of my last poem “WATER”. The talk, which was filmed at the TEDxStellenbosch “Think. Experience. Discover Africa” event on 05 September 2015, consisted of three of my poems which were all selected to begin a dialogue around the event’s theme, and draw attention to a movement such as #LUISTER which was and should have been at the centre of the town’s focus and conversation (including the TEDx event).
Kenyan born Somali-British sensation brings her brand of eclectic excellence to this year’s international youth poetry festival.