Bibi Burger, attending Leonie Joubert’s talk at the FLF, wonders about the paternalism underlying food education in South Africa.
Prompted by Kavish Chetty’s challenge to the bourgeois ideal of poetry, Marlene van Niekerk responds in an Afrikaans poem that reflects on the potency of the small gestures and utterances of a minimally shared past.
Think poetry is only for the page and stage? Check out what a New York poetry collective are doing in public spaces.
Kavish Chetty explores the dangers of poetry in an interview with Tomaž Šalamun, at the Dancing in Other Words festival.
WTF does ethics not have to do with it? Chantelle Gray van Heerden, prompted by Conversation II at the Dancing in Other Words festival, asks some challenging questions about the role of translation in South Africa.
What is poetry? Kavish Chetty remains unconvinced by the arguments offered at the Dancing in Other Words festival.
In his report on the final event of the Dancing in Other Words festival, David Tyfield provides a vivid and stirring account of the evening.
Our Poetry Project is back, and this month the theme is change. Send your poems to firstname.lastname@example.org before 20 May.
Jonathan Amid gets carried away on a lyrical wave at the first poetry reading of the Dancing in Other Words festival.