Hector Kunene

Hector Kunene

HECTOR S KUNENE first journeyed into poetry at the young age of 16 and immediately his love for his art emerged. It was his love for poetry that saw one of his first poems Bloody Corpuscles published in the Sunday Times. Hector later moved to Bloemfontein where he pursued his

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Melsi Van Rooyen

My name is Melsie Sindile van Rooyen. 37 years of of age and coloured. I arise from the Mpumalanga province in which the sun rises. In a small town called Hazyview. I am a Scribbler of emotions in words, though I prefer to call myself a free writer. I am

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Thando Fuze

THANDO FUZE is a Durban-based contemporary spoken word artist, writer, founder of SHEfted MInds, arts events coordinator and director at FuzeArtCo.  Groomed under the guidance and mentorship of Dr Gcina Mhlophe, Fuze is one of a few prominent voices in Durban who continually redefines themselves, the state of poetry and

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Rethabile Malibeli

RETHABILE MOLIBELI , affectionately known as & Ms Faith, is a storyteller, musician and a motivational speaker.  Originating from Kutlwanong in Odendaalsrus, a small township in the province of the Free State the 32 year old Rethabile who is a wife and mother of one is currently based in Bloemfontein.

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Tory Saint

TORY SAINT (born Kwanele Nyembe) is a Ladysmith born and Durban based poet, writer, actor and dancer. He views these various artforms as a kaleidoscope by which he sees the different colours of his being. He uses poetry to navigate his internal, emotional and mental well-being in relation to the

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Sindiswa Zulu

SINDISWA LADY-AFRIKA ZULU  is a poet, author, show organiser and public speaker on subjects such as Black Consciousness, Literature and Feminism. Africa inspires her and she tells stories of women struggles and about social, economic and political challenges which she believes can be overcome. She was a junior writer at

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Sibongile Fisher

SIBONGILE FISHER is a writer based in South Africa. Her short story A Door Ajar won the 2016 Short Story Day Africa Prize, was shortlisted for the 2017 Brittle Paper Literary Prize and the 2018 Nommo Awards. She won the 2018 Brittle Paper Literary Award for Creative non-fiction for her

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Sarah Godsell

SARAH GODSELL is a historian, poet, healer, mother, and activist.. She lectures History at the Wits School of Education, where she is privileged to work with the next generations of brilliant students who will be South Africa’s teachers. She obtained her PhD in History in 2015 from the University of

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Natalia Molebatsi

Natalia Molebatsi is a pan-African feminist and poet, writer, MC and recording artist. Her cds include Natalia Molebatsi & the Soul Making (2015) and Come As You Are: Poems for Four Strings (2013).She is the editor of We are: A Poetry Anthology (Penguinbooks, 2008) and Wild Imperfections: An Anthology of Womanist Poems (forthcoming from Penguin Random House and

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Moses Seletisha

MOSES SELETISHA is a multi-award-winning Sepedi writer and performance poet from Ga-Matlala, ‘a Rakgoadi in Limpopo Province but is currently a resident in Witbank, Mpumalanga. His area of interest is African languages and its social context. He has been performing on stages around South Africa, where he earned himself respect

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