Sunday read: The Poet X

JustMeneesha, Meneesha Govender, Poet X, Elizabeth Acevedo

Sunday read: The Poet X The Poet X is a novel-in-verse by award-winning slam poet Elizabeth Acevedo. To truly appreciate it’s beauty you The Poet X should not be read but spoken. Take a look at Acevedo’s video to understand how this beautiful piece of writing was conceived.

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Celebrate the spoken word

The 19th Poetry Africa Festival begins next week. Poets from SA and around the world will gather for a week in celebration of the spoken word and storytelling. Hosted by UKZN’s Centre for Creative Arts, the festival will run in Durban from October 12-17. From poetry readings to performances, workshops…

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