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Home is where the Mic is, Anthology (Botsotso 2015)

The Performance poetry scene in Johannesburg has over the last 3 years experienced such a vibrant resurgence,  it is almost impossible to ignore . With shows like WordnSound, Poetry in Orbit (Myesha Jenkins and Natalia Molebatsi), Jozi House of Poetry, Cuddle sessions and Poets in Office keeping the  flames fanned, one is hard pressed to find an excuse not to be excited.  146 more words

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Rally and Broad Workshops - Edinburgh City of Literature

via Edinburgh City of Literature

Spoken word powerhouse Rally and Broad celebrate the tremendous popularity, diversity and eccentricity of the Edinburgh scene with a series of new workshops in January and February by some of the… 133 more words

Events

SLAMbassadors UK 2014 ( For entrants Aged 12-18) | Closing Date: 10-Oct-14

Another last-minute one – apologies again. Poetry Society’s national youth slam championships. Theme: Identity. Judges: A panel of artists including Kate Tempest. The 6 final winners will be invited to London to attend a master class led by poet Joelle Taylor, before performing a debut professional set at the Royal Festival Hall on October 31st. 31 more words

Poetry Competitions

Weekend Showcase: Lauren Coulson (Poet/Performance Poet)

Every Friday, 1 artist/painter/poet/writer, letting their work speak for itself.

 

Lauren Coulson

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This week we are choosing to put out two pieces of  our featured writer’s work, as opposed to the usual one. 527 more words

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