Poetry Africa 2011

15th_Poetry_Africa_website17 - 21 Oct 2011
Poetry Festival

Organised by the Centre for Creative Arts (UKZN), this international poetry festival predominantly features poets from South Africa and elsewhere on the African continent.  The seven-day programme includes performances, music, book-launches, the Durban SlamJam, seminars, workshops, open mic sessions, and school programmes.  Poetry Africa satellite events take place in other cities and countries. 

Confirmed Poets for 2011 are:

Didier Awadi (Senegal), Gabeba Baderoon (South Africa), Joshua Bennett (USA), Jaap Blonk (The Netherlands), TJ Dema (Botswana), Dikson (Zimbabwe), Sandile Dikeni (South Africa), Myesha Jenkins (South Africa), Khadijatou (United Kingdom), Phelelani Makhanya (South Africa), Oswald Mtshali (South Africa), Dashen Naicker (South Africa), Niyi Osundare (Nigeria), Shailja Patel (Kenya), Fernando Rendon (Colombia), Patrice Treuthardt (Reunion), Uzinzo (South Africa), Mphutlane wa Bofelo (South Africa), David wa Maahlamela (South Africa), Raul Zurita (Chile).

For additional information, please visit  www.cca.ukzn.ac.za